"More than 28,000 Illinois doctors accepted $74.1 million from pharmaceutical and medical device companies in 2016, excluding payments for research, according to a Tribune analysis of recently released federal data.
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We're always looking to share how reputable organizations navigate conflicted sponsorship. The latest example: Cochrane policy on commercial sponsorship of Cochrane Reviews and Cochrane Groups. Highlights: *
New York University's Dr. Marion Nestle is an advisor to the American Society of Nutrition’s Early Career Nutrition group and was asked to address this question for its spring/summer newsletter: "Should nutrition
A recent paper published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology found that "there is a massive production of meta-analyses of antidepressants for depression authored by or linked to the industry, and they almost never
Another day, another must-read post over at HealthNewsReview.org This time, founder Gary Schwitzer explains how the alcohol industry is funding journalism to sway public opinion. Highlights: * "Just four days
In the latest HealthNewsReview.org post, managing editor Kevin Lomangino explains why "pay-for-play speakers encourage one-sided, imbalanced health care messages." Highlights: * "I’m [writing] about the hopelessly