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Assessing the FDA's Approval Process
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Assessing the FDA's Approval Process

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Assessing the FDA's Approval Process

Assessing the FDA's Approval Process
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with a former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. David Kessler, about the FDA's complications with the arthritis drug Vioxx and other drugs, and the process by which drugs are approved.

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