Posts Tagged ‘advertising’

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May 9th, 2013

Journal X: Not so Subtle Marketing Messages

My 3-year-old daughter helps me see the influence of pharma on research.


September 19th, 2012

An Ad That Doesn’t Tell the Entire Story — Part 2: Niaspan

A print ad for Niaspan focuses only on how it raises HDL-cholesterol levels, with no mention of the lack of benefit in improving outcomes.


September 11th, 2012

Advertising That Falls Short — Part 1: Omega-3 Fatty-Acid Supplements

What is the role of a clinician in putting misleading ads in context for patients?