Friday, March 5, 2010

Drug Maker Accused of False Advertising



VOAVideo: Drug Maker Accused of False Advertising

A county in the U.S. state of California is suing GlaxoSmithKline, the maker of Avandia, a controversial diabetes drug. The lawsuit was spurred by a report on the drug released by the U.S. Senate last week (March 22). That report accused the drug company of withholding information about side effects of serious heart problems, including death. At issue now is whether Avandia should be taken off the market. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.

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