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Do free samples influence the way doctors prescribe drugs?

A new study from Stanford University's School of Medicine found that doctors who are allowed to hand out free samples of expensive drugs prescribe those drugs more often than doctors who don’t have access to free samples. Dr. Alfred Lane, senior author of the report, talks with Hari Sreenivasan about the implications of the findings.

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  • THIRTEEN Thursday, Aug. 28 7:00pm
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