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Dollars for Doctors investigation

ProPublica, NPR, PBS's Nightly Business Report, the Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe and Consumer Reports teamed up for "Dollars for Doctors," an investigative project that found a hundreds of doctors being paid to promote pharmaceuticals have a history of misconduct.  "Their misconduct included inappropriately prescribing drugs, providing poor care or having sex with patients.  Some of the doctors even lost their licenses.  More than 40 have received FDA warning for research misconduct, lost hospital privileges or been convicted of crimes.  And at least 20 more have had two or more malpractice judgments or settlements."

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