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Commentary: Search for Perfect Drug Safety a Mistake

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Commentary: Search for Perfect Drug Safety a Mistake

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Commentary: Search for Perfect Drug Safety a Mistake

Commentary: Search for Perfect Drug Safety a Mistake

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Commentator Russell Roberts argues that no drugs are perfectly safe and says the Food and Drug Administration should not have to pull drugs off the market because of dangerous side effects. He says patients and doctors should make the decisions about what treatment is best, not the government.

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