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Journal: Drug firm paid MDs for bylines

Merck denies studies were ghostwritten

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / April 16, 2008

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Drug maker Merck & Co. manipulated public opinion on its blockbuster pain pill Vioxx by paying high-profile doctors to add their names to scientific reports drafted by others, according to a prominent medical journal. (Full article: 1012 words)

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