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Tags: FDA

8/24/2018

Without an independent source, BuzzFeed’s story on a medical device for OCD doesn’t offer much beyond the news release

5 10/25/2017

Brief but informative report from AP on newly approved shingles vaccine

7/18/2017

Washington Post wisely notes that CAR T-cell therapy may cost at least $300,000

4/14/2017

Lack of independent sources hinders AP story on new drug that treats side effect caused by antipsychotics

1/8/2016

Tacos and neural tube defects: NPR deftly explains the connection

1 11/13/2015

WSJ whiffs on meaningful aspects of new melanoma drug approval — including $17,600/month price tag

2/17/2012

Weight-Loss Drugs Face High Hurdles At FDA

2/1/2012

FDA Approves Cystic Fibrosis Drug

4/18/2011

FDA Approves New Device for Brain Tumor Treatment

2/5/2011

FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent Preterm Births