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Wednesday, April 25, 2012   |   Posted by Jim Hightower a...
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The premier public interest organization that monitors and challenges drug company malfeasance is the Health Research Group of Public Citizen. Its newsletter, website, and action alerts offer a wealth of well written, extremely useful information and advocacy opportunities. Find them at www.citizen.org/hrg

Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman, a medical professor and industry watchdog based at Georgetown University, posts both written and video exposés on the corrupt financial ties between the drug giants and medical community at Pharmedout.org/index.htm

The online news service, ProPublica, has initiated a Dollars for Docs website listing as many details as its researchers can find on drugmaker payments to doctors at www.propublica.org/series/dollars-for-docs. It’s limited in scope by the present secrecy shrouding such payments, but it’s still powerful proof of the need for full disclosure.


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