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hisownpetard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-29-07 11:54 PM
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7. I know. That's one of the reasons I left him.
And, no, it wasn't my mother, it was his.
What don't you believe?
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  -Med schools aim to avoid ethical ills flashl  Nov-29-07 07:47 PM   #0 
  - 60%? No Way.  MannyGoldstein   Nov-29-07 07:51 PM   #1 
  - Medicine became dangerous...  misternormal   Nov-29-07 07:55 PM   #2 
  - The one I am married to  Mojorabbit   Nov-29-07 10:20 PM   #3 
  - The one I was married to started out with ideals (or so I thought), but then became obsessed  hisownpetard   Nov-29-07 11:30 PM   #4 
  - As you must know....those kinds of abuses are illegal. And really...your mom was  Beausoir   Nov-29-07 11:48 PM   #6 
  - I know. That's one of the reasons I left him.  hisownpetard   Nov-29-07 11:54 PM   #7 
     - What company were the drug reps from?  Beausoir   Nov-29-07 11:56 PM   #8 
        - Merck.  hisownpetard   Nov-30-07 12:00 AM   #9 
  - We've never been offered  Mojorabbit   Nov-30-07 01:16 AM   #10 
  - We definitely do.  hisownpetard   Nov-30-07 09:23 AM   #19 
  - How do they know?  sandnsea   Nov-30-07 01:25 AM   #12 
  - yes.  Mojorabbit   Nov-30-07 02:07 AM   #16 
  - The pharmacies send the info? n/t  sandnsea   Nov-30-07 02:59 AM   #18 
     - They give the drug companies their database files.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:06 AM   #23 
  - I'm not sure whether they get reports from the pharmacies or from the doctors themselves,  hisownpetard   Nov-30-07 09:27 AM   #20 
     - Pharmacies.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:07 AM   #24 
  - Drug reps aren't allowed to do that anymore.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:04 AM   #22 
     - I know that, and you know that, but all that rule has done is forced them to become more  hisownpetard   Nov-30-07 10:23 AM   #29 
        - All I know is what I see, that's true.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 12:34 PM   #33 
  - Glad to hear that there are still good physicians practicing, but there are fewer every year  greyhound1966   Nov-30-07 01:49 AM   #14 
  - Sadly, greyhound, you've nailed it.  AnotherGreenWorld   Nov-30-07 01:52 AM   #15 
  - Funny. I know a lot of the right kind of doctors.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:08 AM   #25 
  - Same here. My hubby's not like that, either.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:03 AM   #21 
  - Silly.  Beausoir   Nov-29-07 11:43 PM   #5 
  - That's been my experience. Doctors pretty much just want $$$,  AnotherGreenWorld   Nov-30-07 01:19 AM   #11 
  - My doc died in '82  Cobalt-60   Nov-30-07 01:38 AM   #13 
  - Mine retired due to illness  Mojorabbit   Nov-30-07 02:12 AM   #17 
  - Whereabouts are you? I might know someone in your area that's good.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:10 AM   #27 
  - I am in Orlando. n/t  Mojorabbit   Nov-30-07 12:04 PM   #32 
  - Darn. I don't know anyone in that area for medicine.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 12:35 PM   #34 
  - Near Saint Louis  Cobalt-60   Dec-01-07 02:01 AM   #39 
     - One of his med school buddies went there for residency, but he moved.  knitter4democracy   Dec-01-07 12:31 PM   #41 
  - I've not only met doctors like that, I've had that happen to me.  AnotherGreenWorld   Dec-01-07 05:02 PM   #42 
  - Not in this house.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:09 AM   #26 
     - :rollseyes:  AnotherGreenWorld   Nov-30-07 05:13 PM   #37 
  - Is my hematologist lying then when he says he will WRITE OFF  turtlensue   Nov-30-07 10:49 AM   #30 
     - I had a pediatrician do that once, too.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 12:36 PM   #35 
  - The drug reps sure love the med students.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 10:12 AM   #28 
     - My husband has never been "courted" by a drug rep. If he likes their products, he uses them.  Beausoir   Nov-30-07 10:51 AM   #31 
        - We don't get pistachios, we get cashews.  knitter4democracy   Nov-30-07 12:37 PM   #36 
           - Do you get homemade food gifts at Christmas? From patients?  Beausoir   Nov-30-07 10:47 PM   #38 
              - Yes, it's really nice. It makes him feel weird, though.  knitter4democracy   Dec-01-07 12:29 PM   #40 

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