Season 4 Episode 1

Bad Medicine

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Jan 07, 2005 on PBS
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Bad Medicine
David Brancaccio investigates the US Food and Drug Administration, a government agency which is supposed to protect the public from harmful drugs. The medicine, Vioxx, comes into focus, which was quickly approved by the FDA, but later found to be a dangerous drug. Brancaccio explores the link between pharmaceutical companies and top FDA administrators and how their relationships endanger US citizens.moreless

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