Intelligence Squared: The FDA's Caution is Hazerdous to Our Health
The Food and Drug Administration, the oldest comprehensive consumer protection agency in the U.S. federal government, is charged with protecting the public health. Under this mandate, it regulates drugs and medical devices for their safety and effectiveness. But is it a failing mandate? It’s long been argued that the FDA’s long and costly approval processes stifle innovation and keep life-changing treatments from the market. But the question remains: when it comes to public health, is it ever okay to sacrifice safety for speed?
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December 16, 2022
Nearly a fifth of the state’s giant sequoia population have been lost to wildfires in the last few years.
October 22, 2022
Here’s a list of resources to track the latest information on the wildfires burning throughout Northern California.
October 17, 2022
A decade ago, about 200,000 Californians lived in areas where they were exposed to extreme smoke. By 2020, 4.5 million did.
September 10, 2022
As California wildfires grow more intense, frequent, and widespread, many children who live through them are experiencing lasting psychological trauma such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
September 7, 2022
CapRadio Visual Journalist Andrew Nixon was at the Mosquito Fire in Placer County Wednesday and documented the impact of the fire and current efforts to contain it.