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143 Sudden Deaths did not stop approval
LA Times ^

Posted on 09/24/2001 1:58:23 PM PDT by David Lane

Edited on 09/03/2002 4:49:20 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

A damning and horrifying accounts of how the US Food and Drug Administration acts in anything but good faith or the public interest. A blistering seven-page expose that points a finger at AIDS activist efforts to speed up the approval process.

"Once a wary watchdog, the Food and Drug Administration set out to become a 'partner' of the pharmaceutical industry. Today, the public has more remedies, but some are proving lethal."


(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


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The drugs companies are running out of control.
1 posted on 09/24/2001 1:58:24 PM PDT by David Lane
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To: David Lane
Tried to read it, but the link appears bad. But, as a matter of general principle, given a choice between the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry, I'll pick the pharmaceutical industry every time.

And I'm damned sure more people have died waiting for a helpful medicine to make it through the average ten-year FDA approval process than have died from the complications arising from those special cases where they rush medications to market.

2 posted on 09/24/2001 2:56:59 PM PDT by Ratatoskr
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