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Marcia Angell

Taking back the FDA

By Marcia Angell
February 26, 2007

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IT'S TIME to take the Food and Drug Administration back from the drug companies. Before a prescription drug can be sold, the manufacturer must conduct clinical trials to prove to the FDA that the drug is safe and effective. Without that, doctors have no way of knowing how good or bad a drug is. Just trying it out would be ... (Full article: 717 words)

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