Monday, September 28, 2009

Can you trust what your doctor prescribes?

Did you know that Pharmaceutical companies employ Medical Writing Companies to write manuscripts for publication and then find an expert to be the 'author'. "These documents below amount to one of the most compelling expositions ever seen of the systematic manipulation and abuse of scholarly publishing by the pharmaceutical industry and its commercial partners in their attempt to influence the health care decisions of physicians and the general public."

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