Monday, March 03, 2008

"the Jarvik episode"

Check out the New York Times article "Drug Pitchman: Actor, Doctor or Pfizer's Option" by Doctor Zuger; an excerpt:
Years ago, a large poster featuring an appealingly sweaty and smiling young man climbing a mountain appeared in my subway station, directly across from my usual waiting spot. Purportedly he had been invigorated by one of the first AIDS drugs marketed directly to the public. He looked magnificent on top of his mountain, a lot better than my AIDS patients — a lot better than me.
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