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Recommended by Lori, a patron of the Canton Public Library.

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Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine

by John Abramson
1332601.jpg Learn what clinical studies really show.

The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It

by Marcia Angell
1366384.jpg Learn why drugs cost Americans more.

Hope or Hype: The Obsession With Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises

by Richard Deyo and Donald Patrick
1349624.jpg Are medical advances all worth it?

Powerful Medicines: The Benefits, Risks, and the Costs of Prescription Drugs

by Jerry Avorn
1331309.jpg Is the pill you are taking safe?

Bitter Pills: Inside the Hazardous World of Legal Drugs

by Stephen Fried
1158435.jpg Learn why some drugs are not as safe as the studies show.