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The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think

Journalist Katherine Eban says most of the generic medicine being sold in the U.S. is manufactured overseas — sometimes under questionable quality control standards. Her new book is Bottle of Lies.

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The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think

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