Drug companies are buying doctors – for as little as a $16 meal

Ray Moynihan

An important new study in the United States has found doctors who receive just one cheap meal from a drug company tend to prescribe a lot more of that company’s products. The damming findings demonstrate the value of new transparency laws in the US, and remind Australians we’re still very much in the dark about what our doctors get up to behind closed doors.

Just published in the leading Journal of the American Medical

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