NIH funded researchers signing names to articles written by drug company employees



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Shelley Wood. Grassley's investigation of "ghostwriting" reaches NIH . theheart.org. [heartwire > Murmurs]; Aug 19, 2009. Accessed at http://www.theheart.org/article/993361.do on Oct 4, 2010

"The same article quotes cardiologist Dr James Stein (University of Wisconsin, Madison) saying, "Just three days ago, I got a request to be the author of a ghostwritten article about the effectiveness of a cholesterol-lowering drug. . . . This happens all the time." Stein declined to attach his name to the paper, the Times noted."

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