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NIH Proposes Temporary Ban on Paid Consulting

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Science  01 Oct 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5693, pp. 27
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5693.27a

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Hoping to allay ongoing controversy about industry consulting by its staff, National Institutes of Health (NIH) officials plan to impose a 1-year ban on all outside paid activities for industry.