Hébert: It's time to stop pharma-driven 'free lunch' approach

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The Canadian Medical Association Journal ran an editorial excoriating industry-funded education, which editor-in-chief Dr. Paul Hébert said “embellishes the positive elements of studies and downplays the adverse effects.” “It is time to stop the pharma-driven ‘free-lunch' approach” Hébert concluded.
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