I can put up my feet and take the day off thanks to Dr. Danny Carlat and his blog focusing on psychiatry-related matters. First and most recent, Danny has commented on the bill that just passed both houses of the Mass. legislature on drug company gifts to physicians in the wake of the new PhRMA code of conduct:
Just before that Danny had blown the whistle on a particularly sneaky marketing ploy that Eli Lilly trotted out to try to maintain sales of its drug Zyprexa in the face of data showing a 3.5-fold increase in elevated blood sugar among patients taking it--funnel company money into a supposedly independent educational program, and have that program give "malpractice" seminars to psychiatrists reassuring them that they won't be sued if they keep on prescribing Zyprexa:
Incidentally, you might wonder what has made Dr. Carlat so energetic all of a sudden, and the secret is found when you scroll farther down into his blog. It seems he took a family vacation to the Jackson, Wyoming area-- and check out his helpful tips if you are planning to go there and see the Tetons.