Pharmaceutical Advertising Resources:
Prescription Drugs and Wise Use of Medications
Prescription drugs can be an expensive part of health care. The AARP Web site offers advice on how to lower your costs as well as use medication wisely with several simple tips.
Scandal of Scientists Who Take Money for Papers Ghostwritten by Drug Companies
The Guardian reports on the growing trend of scientists lending their names to articles endorsing new medications in return for money from the pharmaceutical industry. The article addresses the many conflicts of interest between drug researchers and industry that can make objective, scientific assessment of new pharmaceuticals difficult.
Torre Lazur - McCann Healthcare Worldwide
Torre Lazur - McCann Healthcare Worldwide helps launch new healthcare products for all different specialties within the healthcare industry. The site provides an overview of the corporation's operations, staff, and missions.
Uneasy Alliance: Clinical Investigators and the Pharmaceutical Industry
Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer, featured in SCIENCE FOR SALE? asks "Does the shift from the academic to the commercial research sector give industry too much control over clinical drug trials?", drawing on academic studies and interviews with industry professionals.
Sources: American Council on Science and Health and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.