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How America's 5 Biggest Pharma Stocks Stack up

For new health care investors particularly, America's five largest pharma stocks (Johnson & Johnson  (NYSE: JNJ  ) , Pfizer  (NYSE: PFE  ) , Merck  (NYSE: MRK  ) , Bristol-Myers Squibb  (NYSE: BMY  ) , and Eli Lilly  (NYSE: LLY  ) ) are a good place to start.

So, how do they stack up? in the video below, health care analysts Michael Douglass and David Williamson give their thoughts on the best investment opportunities among these five stocks.

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As the Motley Fool's Health Care Editor/Analyst, I focus on all things health care -- although my greatest interest is in the megatrends reshaping the American health care system, including the Affordable Care Act, Accountable Care Organizations, a shifting regulatory landscape, and the new drug discoveries fundamentally changing disease management and treatment.

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