From STAT: The notion of “fake news” has recently become a widespread topic of discourse. However, the pharmaceutical industry has been using tactics that involve spreading falsehoods and misdirections to protect companies from bad publicity for years.
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Well, the manufacturers of junk drugs need junk science to defend their practices.
And very good marketing and PR.