Unfortunately, marketing to physicians is not illegal in the US, so long as the pharmaceutical companies are annually disclosing to the government any payments or transfers of value they made above a certain monetary threshold. Data surrounding these financial relationships is available to the public here not only to promote transparency and awareness, but also enable patients to make more informed decisions and become more selective regarding their healthcare. Failure to report, whether knowingly or unknowingly, can lead to increased federal surveillance and significant penalties..
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe fidgety fingers of social media have poked into so many aspects of the world today, with one popular instance being viewers rapidly summarizing and offering commentary on sometimes lacklustre award shows. However, a brouhaha is developing Down Under, with organizers of Australia’s TV awards banning cell phones to prevent guests from tweeting.These days, any sort of significant (or even not so significant) TV event inevitably inspires waves of Twitter and Facebook exchanges and observations from the regular, outraged Thursday night posts after American Idol’s vote off show or the performance play by plays during the Grammy Awards.Despite this, organizers of The Logies chose to issue a Twitter ban of sorts this week, sending out invitations declaring: “mobiles will not be permitted” during the upcoming TV celebration.One of the most controversial Logie tweets last year was Catherine Deveny’s remarks about young TV host Bindi Irwin, seen with her mother Terri arriving at the TV gala. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)Though bags won’t be searched and phones won’t be confiscated, “we’re just expecting guests to observe that request” and refrain from sending out social media updates during the broadcast, spokespeople told Australian media.The decision was sparked by the social media inspired controversy of last year’s edition, including over the top tweets from comedians Catherine Deveny and Wil Anderson (Deveny was eventually sacked from her columnist job at Melbourne’s The Age newspaper after the fiasco).
She needed to penetrate Hollywood. Then the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 occurred, and the strategy to tie Amnesty’s logo and literature to several movie premieres was postponed for nearly three months. You’ve made it to date No. 2. You show off your knowledge of the neighborhood at a dive bar famous for its vintage jukebox.