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Old 10-06-2008, 06:30 AM
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Free samples of prescription drugs may carry hidden costs for children and teens, researchers report today.

In what they say is the first study to examine the use of free drug samples in pediatric patients, the authors analyzed data on 10,295 U.S. residents under age 18 from a 2004 nationally representative survey about medical expenditures.

Free drug samples may not be a great deal - USATODAY.com
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:45 PM
Location: Twin Cities, MN
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Thanks for sharing. This is a very good article and shows a different view that I'm sure most doctors never consider when they try to "help" their patients.
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