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'The Business of Disease' is big on propaganda, not facts
'The Business of Disease' is big on propaganda, not facts

The healthcare documentary "The Business of Disease" seeks to cast suspicion on Big Pharma, but it proves to be a glorified PowerPoint presentation interspersed with commentary by people of questionable qualifications who aim to incite paranoia with propaganda, conspiracy theories and straw-man arguments. "We know that a disease, especially in America, is a strong identity," Clotaire Rapaille says. "I have breast cancer, cut it off. Then I'm a breast cancer survivor. Then you can go around giving speeches to people and getting paid." The film doesn't acknowledge that Rapaille was a marketing consultant whose contract with Quebec City was canceled...

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