What Drug Companies are Paying Your Doctor - "DollarsForDocs"

Submitted by Dean Giustini on October 21, 2010 - 16:00

The American broadcaster, National Public Radio (NPR), recently ran a story about doctors who get money from drug companies to promote their drugs.  ProPublica has created a free database with the names of doctors and the amount they've received from pharmas.

http://projects.propublica.org/docdollars/

Clinical Trials & Systematic Reviews: Managing Information Overload

Submitted by Dean Giustini on October 4, 2010 - 12:10

Open Access (OA) & PubMedCentral Canada Webinars

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 27, 2010 - 13:09
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Open Access and PubMed Central Canada Webinars

Advocating for Global Health through Evidence, Insight and Action

Submitted by Dean Giustini on September 14, 2010 - 15:49
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Student Voices: Advocating for Global Health through Evidence, Insight and Action

Steven J. Hoffman, Instructor, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs,   University of Toronto

McMaster Health Forum, August 2010. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - ISBN 978-1-894088-21-3

Available online [74p.] at: http://bit.ly/bvAjeU

What's new at Open Medicine? August 2010

Submitted by Dean Giustini on August 12, 2010 - 14:25

RESEARCH

Cardiovascular risk factors in ethnic populations within Canada: results from national cross-sectional surveys. Richard Liu, Lawrence So, Sailesh Mohan, Nadia Khan, Kathryn King  http://www.openmedicine.ca/article/view/372/343

Female doctors & students from "Across the World Unite"

Submitted by Dean Giustini on August 4, 2010 - 13:52
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Photo Credit: Mr Thomas Sandfort, Munster Germany

Kristin DeGirolamo and Pamela Verma reporting

Open Medicine supports 'The Vienna Declaration'

Submitted by Dean Giustini on July 21, 2010 - 17:26
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Open Medicine supports The Vienna Declaration, an official declaration of AIDS 2010, currently underway in Vienna. The statement supports the incorporation of scientific evidence into illicit drug policy, with the aim to improve community health.

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