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(Studio: Brian Williams) GlaxoSmithKline’s agreement to pay a settlement to cover lawsuits connected to its diabetes drug Avandia noted.
(Washington: Tom Costello) Questions about the safety of Avandia examined; scenes shown from the hearing; details given about evidence of heart attacks, strokes and death. [FDA commissioner Dr. Margaret HAMBURG- addresses the advisory panel.] [GlaxoSmithKline’s Dr. Murray STEWART- says it should remain a treatment option.] [FDA’s Dr. David GRAHAM- states you can’t trust GlaxoSmithKline’s research.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Steven NISSEN- says many people have been harmed.] [Mount Sinai Medical Center Dr. Tracy BREEN- says she probably won’t prescribe it any more.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Costello, Tom
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