Could Doctors' Drug Industry Ties Affect Your Care?

From free pens to all-expenses-paid vacations, pharmaceutical companies appear to be pulling out all the stops to get their branding on doctors. And their efforts could be working, leading some to question whether the marketing is working to the detriment of patients. A new study in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine found that 94 percent of more than 3,000 physicians surveyed reported some type of relationship with the pharmaceutical industry. While many of these...Full Story
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