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Editorial: Spoilt? Pharma? Surely Some Mistake

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Some people reckon that what others say of us is none of our business. It's a useful maxim for retaining sanity in the Twitter and Google age, but perhaps there are times when a bit of constructive criticism is good for the soul. We all know that the public perception of the pharma industry isn't great, but the opinions of an Ivy League economics professor laid out in a recent JAMA Forum commentary may sting. Paraphrasing, it seems Professor Uwe Reinhardt thinks you're a bit spoilt: fragile little birds shielded by government from the harsh realities of the free market, and enjoying monopoly positions. He's got a point.

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