Advocacy Groups Mum on Pharma Ties

Most health advocacy groups that portray themselves as grassroots organizations fail to disclose the pharmaceutical company grants they receive, researchers said. A comparison of Eli Lilly & Co.'s public grant registry with the disclosure information posted on the recipients' websites showed that only 25 percent made any mention of the company's involvement, and none specified the dollar amount given, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Public Health. "Thus, in...Full Story
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