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As drug companies push their pills over TV, some are asking: Is that good for your health?

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Abe Lincoln, the beaver, and the insomniac in an advertisement for Rozerem. The prescription sleep aid said to be the first of its kind with no demonstrated potential for abuse or dependence during clinical trials. (Courtesy of Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.)

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Pharmaceutical companies are reaching out to consumers with direct TV ads like never before. Are they doing more harm than good?


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