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The heparin scandal is a dramatic illustration of the shortcomings of our drug-safety system.
An analysis of heart drugs shows similar results, but that's not the whole picture.
Review found most were as effective, despite editorials urging opposite
Critics see problems with the agency's goals, commitment and resources
Doctors often prescribe medicines for conditions that haven't been studied thoroughly
Affects about 60,000 people in United States
Trials showed Banzel proved effective against Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
A severe form of epilepsy
Those on Avastin faced 33% increased risk of dangerous side effect.