Is Your Doctor Also Working for a Drug Company?

How independent is your doctor when making a prescription choice for you? On March 31, 2011 Merck revealed it paid $20.4 million to over 2088 physicians ($10,600 on average) in 2010 for speaking on its behalf.  These figures do not include what Schering Plough, acquired by Merck in 2009, paid to doctors.  This is  the [...]