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Resource ID: #12007
Subject: Health Care
Source: Record (Hackensack, N.J.)
Date: March 14-15


The Record's two-part investigation about doctors with lucrative sideline deals finds that Dr. Vithal Shah has a financial interest in telling hundreds of patients they have Lyme Disease. Patients usually did not know that Dr. Shah had a financial interest in sending them to receive IV antibiotics from companies that paid him for each patient he sent to them.

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