Deserving Docs?

A new study in JAMA conducted by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University shows medical residents believe they deserve gifts and other compensation from pharmaceutical companies because of how hard they work, reports the Wall Street Journal Health Blog's Katherine Hobson. The researchers surveyed 301 resident physicians about the merits of receiving gifts.

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