SPOTLIGHT: Doctors question drugmaker gifts


The issue of pharmaceutical swag has gotten hotter than ever of late. Many physicians wonder what all of the fuss is about, and continue to argue that their prescribing patterns aren't altered by pens, lunches and happy hours. But a growing number of physicians, including some at prominent academic medical centers, contend that it's time to shake up the traditionally cozy relationship between doctors and the pharma business. Article

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