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Drug Firms Blasted for Hiding Antidepressant Data

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Drug Firms Blasted for Hiding Antidepressant Data

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Drug Firms Blasted for Hiding Antidepressant Data

Drug Firms Blasted for Hiding Antidepressant Data

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In Capitol Hill hearings, lawmakers criticize drug manufacturers for failing to fully disclose data on the use of antidepressants by children, creating a misleading impression of the drugs' safety and effectiveness. The FDA is also faulted for being too passive a regulator. Hear NPR's Snigdha Prakash.