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More private practice docs pitching pharma products now

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel health and science reporter John Fauber reports that, “as universities tighten ethics policies, drug firms turn to private physicians to promote products.” He profiles one doctor who received $45,000 from GlaxoSmithKline during a three-month period for which records were released – up to $3,000 a talk for 15 talks in the three-month period, according to the drug company.

MedPageToday.com published another version of Fauber’s story, in the start of a new partnership between the online site and the Milwaukee paper. MPT says this will be the first of at least 10 this year in the partnership – to produce what they call “dig-deeper pieces — in-depth reports on topics that stretch beyond daily news to look at trends and critical issues.” The piece includes an almost 9-minute video interview Fauber conducted with Dr. George Lundberg, former editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, who recently joined MedPageToday as editor-at-large.

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