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FDA Panel Urges Stronger Antidepressant Warning

An advisory committee recommends the FDA issue stronger warnings about the use of antidepressants called SSRIs in children and teenagers. The panel concludes that available research suggests the drugs can double the incidence of suicidal thoughts and attempts. Hear NPR's Joanne Silberner.

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Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.