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Good Riddance to a Bad Drug
Dr. Eric Topol, The New York Times, 10-2-04

This op-ed, by one of the researchers who published a paper in 2001 arguing that Vioxx use gave rise to increased risk of heart attack, nicely puts forth the arguments in favor of stronger FDA standards for safety research and restrictions on direct-to-consumer advertising. Read it in tandem with the Journal piece.


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