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Plan Seeks to Slash Industry Influence on Doctors

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In a drastic proposal for limiting drug company influence on doctors and patient care, a group of prominent physicians says medical associations and their leaders should reject almost all industry funding. That means big medical groups would need to find other ways to pay for things like doctors' continuing education classes, or gatherings where treatment guidelines are written. Guideline writers also should have no industry

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This would be excellent news. Big pharma has way t... by Sandra Hensley on Wednesday, Apr 8, 2009 at 2:09:23 PM