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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after House Republicans passed a measure Friday that would overhaul the system Medicare uses to pay doctors. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Now that Eli Lilly & Co.'s antidepressant Cymbalta and some other blockbusters have gone generic, the company is spending less on promotional activities by doctors. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Drugmakers Slash Spending On Doctors' Sales Talks

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This advertisement for the da Vinci surgical robot led former hospital executive Paul Levy to ask the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System about its role in marketing the high-tech device. Paul Levy/ProPublica hide caption

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Michael Sawyer, the latest doctor in his family, holds a portrait of his grandfather Dr. Ken Sawyer, while his father Robert, a surgeon, looks on. Barry Gutierrez for NPR hide caption

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A Denver Family Of Doctors Has Seen Medicine Transformed

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A snippet of the data ProPublica obtained from the federal government about Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit for seniors. ProPublica hide caption

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Looks good. But maybe this time I'll stop at one. Kjersti Magnussen /Flickr hide caption

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