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Jerome P. Kassirer

How drug lobbyists influence doctors

By Jerome P. Kassirer
February 13, 2006

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CONGRESS IS in a stew over lobbyists' influence on political decision-making. The Abramoff fallout is likely to strike many who participated in the money-for-favors game, yet all the churning around is unlikely to yield any long-term effect. The reason? There are hundreds of well-heeled businesses and groups with a large and expensive wish list. The predecessor to illegal behavior is ... (Full article: 777 words)

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