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LifeLine (Drug Danger?) #771983

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 22, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The controversy over prescription drug safety featured; details given of a "Journal of the American Medical Assn." article criticizing the FDA over how long it takes to pull dangerous drugs from the market, using the 2001 withdrawal of Baycol as an example; response from Baycol maker Bayer quoted. [University of Washington Dr. Bruce PSATY†- notes a problem in the structure of how decisions are made.] [Thursday, FDA medical reviewer Dr. David GRAHAM – says the FDA is incapable of protecting America against another Vioxx.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:02:10

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