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Senator to propose creating drug safety office within FDA

Bill likely to be among several seeking reform

By Diedtra Henderson
Globe Staff / January 22, 2005

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US Senator Christopher Dodd will propose legislation to create an office of patient protection reporting directly to the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, a move to bolster the safety of prescription drugs after a torrent of worrisome announcements about painkillers and antidepressants eroded consumer confidence. (Full article: 562 words)

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