Conflict of interest issue with doctor promoting off-label use

An emerging case against a psychiatrist highlights conflict of interest issues involved when physicians promote products, particularly those involving off-label drug use.

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Program on Integrative Medicine gets press

The Program on Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona gets some press for graduating an integrative medicine doc.

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Federal court case involving unlicensed health care practice

This federal court case involving unlicensed health care practice sheds light on some CAM testing methods.

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Unlicensed health care provider statute interpreted in RI

An acupuncturist not only had his license revoked by the Department of Health, but also was charged with violating the unlicensed health care practices law.

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The end of pharma liability?

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Wyeth v. Diane Levine today, raising questions about the limits of federal preemption.

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Practicing medicine across state lines: telephone health advice

Is it the illegal practice of medicine to offer health advice by phone in tele-consults across state lines?

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Unlicensed practice of medicine - advice on nutrition and diet

One of the legal issues non-licensed practitioners of complementary health must consider is advice on nutrition and diet.

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Physician practice of energy healing: boundary issues

Does physician practice of energy healing raise legal, ethical, and regulatory boundary issues?

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In-office physician sale of dietary supplements: conflict of interest

Can MDs or DOs sell patients dietary supplements from the office?

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Physician obligation regarding medical records

Medical regulations governing patient privacy exist at the state as well as federal level.

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