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Drug Firms Blasted for Hiding Antidepressant Data

In Capitol Hill hearings, lawmakers criticize drug manufacturers for failing to fully disclose data on the use of antidepressants by children, creating a misleading impression of the drugs' safety and effectiveness. The FDA is also faulted for being too passive a regulator. Hear NPR's Snigdha Prakash.

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Snigdha Prakash
Pieces by National Desk reporter Snigdha Prakash can be heard on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition. The majority of Snigdha's past reports have focused on topics related to entrepreneurship, business, banking and the economy.