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Funds can carry clout
Health-related nonprofits that receive money from corporations risk losing independence and credibility, a new report says.
Companies often can turn nonprofit opponents into allies by making a grant, says the study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
After Coca-Cola gave $1 million to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, for example, the nonprofit downplayed its previous assessment that sugary drinks lead to dental disease, the study says.