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Should Dying Patients Have A Right To Use Experimental Drugs?
Last Aired: 4/16/2007

Should patients who are seriously ill or dying have the legal right to try drugs that haven’t yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Last December the FDA proposed new guidelines that would allow access to experimental treatments on a case-by-case basis. But some health care professionals fear that access to drugs that are not yet proven safe is dangerous, unethical and disastrous
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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