Doctors and drug companies are still too cozy

November 02, 2010

David Henry discusses a recent research article in PLoS Medicine that suggests that relationships between doctors and drug companies are still too close. The research, by Geoffrey Spurling and colleagues, examined the relationship between exposure to promotional material from pharmaceutical companies and the quality, quantity, and cost of prescribing. David Henry's offers his Perspective in this week's PLoS Medicine Magazine.
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Competing Interests: The author has declared that no competing interests exist.

Citation: Henry D (2010) Doctors and Drug Companies: Still Cozy after All These Years. PLoS Med 7(11):e1000359. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000359

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