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Clinton could damage research, warn doctors

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6928.557 (Published 26 February 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:557
  1. J Hopkins-Tanne

    President Clinton's health reforms could damage medical research and medical training, said speakers at an American conference sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences last month. Only 3% of the total spending on the health system goes on research and development, said Dr Rodney W Nichols from the New York Academy of Sciences. “If you think excellent biomedical education and research are expensive try ignorance and disease,” he commented.

    Professor Henry Greenberg, associate professor of cardiology at Columbia University's college of physicians and …

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