No Free Lunch For Doctors.
Amanda at Strumpette thought this is something my readers may want to read about.
The fact that free lunch for doctors really isn't all that free. And even if the docs claim they get free drug samples for poor patients, often those free drug samples lead to prescription of expensive drugs instead of generics.
Read more in a new NY Times series, which is examining how money from drug and medical device companies can influence the ways doctors conduct business and practice medicine here.
You can also go the the web page No Free Lunch and find more info on what your doctors is doing when you are waiting.