Television's Assault on Medical Research

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September 27, 2012

Television's Assault on Medical Research

ACRO Executive Director took on the television industry's recent assault on medical research in this Huffington Post blog from September 25, 2012.

For some reason, there is a newfound fascination with clinical trials among TV producers. Of course they've sensationalized clinical trials by playing to the lowest common denominator, and disparaging all clinical trial participants as "guinea pigs" and "test monkeys." Terms we absolutely reject at theAssociation of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO)....continue reading at link http://www.huffingtonpost.com/doug-peddicord/televisions-assault-on-me_b_1909333.html

And ACRO Vice President of Public Affairs John Lewis addresses the same topic in this companion video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IED-2fjOJ5o&feature=youtu.be