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Study: Gift bans in medical school affect doctors’ later prescribing patterns

Posted: February 6, 2013 at 7:52 pm

By Chelsea Conaboy, Globe Staff Doctors who attended medical schools that limited gifts to students from pharmaceutical companies — sponsored lunches, for example — may be less susceptible to drug marketing, a study published last week in the BMJ found. Researchers from Yale University looked at the prescribing practices of doctors who had attended one of 14 schools that were early adopters of such policies Continue reading

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