Scandals like Avandia in 2007
and the recent recall of generic drugs from India
have some people wondering if the Food and Drug Administration has been sampling too many free pharmaceuticals. This week in the journal Nature
, Dr. Steven Nissen
writes about the problems with the FDA, most notably, its "culture of secrecy." He joins us to discuss how the new Obama administration might shake things up a little. Click here for more selections from America's Briefing Book.