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Justifying conflicts of interest in medical journals: a very bad idea

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2942 (Published 02 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2942

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Re: Justifying conflicts of interest in medical journals: a very bad idea

Dr. Michal-Teitlebaum reiterates and expands on the author's exposition which is why her opening sentence is puzzling. Surely Dr. Michal-Teitlebaum is not arguing that the tiny community of whistleblowers is enough to keep big pharma in check?

Competing interests: No competing interests

07 November 2015
Muriel Hykes
Independent researcher
121 Florence Dr Cogan Station PA