University Doctors Got Paid in Drug's Sales Campaign

Money for speeches highlights murky area for conflicts of interest

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Fourteen university-affiliated physicians collected more than $400,000 from the makers of the anti-cholesterol drug Vytorin as part of a campaign to encourage the use of the medication. The 2008 campaign went on after an internal company study showed...

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