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FDA Deadlines May Compromise Drug Safety By Rushing Approval

March 26, 2008

people and society graphic According to new research from Harvard University, many drugs are approved on the brink of FDA deadlines, and these drugs are more likely to later face regulatory intervention for safety reasons. Full Story

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