CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) An investigation into deals in medical research in which drug companies write journal articles and pay doctors to sign their names to them examined; details given of Wyeth-Ayerst's promotion of its diet drug Redux that included nine journal articles written by Excerpta Medica. [Attorney J. Douglas PETERS - talks about the ghost-writing process.] [University of Wisconsin medical school Richard ATKINSON - talks about drug companies sponsoring articles.] [Former "New England Journal of Medicine" editor Marcia ANGELL - talks about ghostwriting articles on drugs.] [January 15, former Wyeth-Ayerst executive Jo Alene DOLAN - testifies about Atkinson's article.]
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