Dear Editor: As my first reaction, I thought; yes, pharmaceutical companies are inventing syndromes. [See “Are Drug Firms Disease-Mongering?” MM June, page 10.] However, after some reflection I believe that they are merely looking at different disease states or conditions that their products may help to alleviate. The real questions are: How important is the condition, disease, or syndrome to the affected individual? Does mass communication; i.e., television and print campaigns, actually ...

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