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Special | 13m 3s

Dr. Jerome Kassirer, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the state of the FDA today and the conditions that make it possible for drugs such as Fen-phen, Vioxx and now Avandia, the latest drug that may be pulled from the market, to reach consumers. Jon Meacham reports.

Aired: 07/16/10

Rating: NR

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