Friday, November 23, 2007

Drug Companies Accused Of Biased Doctor Training

Pharmaceutical firms spend over $1 billion a year to fund more than half of the continuing medical education (CME) courses that qualified physicians are required to take in the United States.

Although drug firms say that they are scrupulous about separating their CME involvement from promotional activities, some may be influencing doctors, intentionally or not, and may even be putting patients' health at risk. Read the entire article.

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