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Is Your Doctor Corrupt?

By Amy Tenderich on March 3, 2015

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You may or may not know that doctors in this country are getting pampered and paid off by the pharmaceutical industry at large, at an alarming rate. The perks run the gamut from visits by sexy sales reps offering free lunch to hosted gourmet dinners and sizeable payments to act as “thought leaders” for drug manufacturers.

Yep, the pharma industry spends an estimated $24 billion marketing directly to doctors, often to boost off-label prescriptions. Ouch.

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