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Charles Edwards Dies

Charles Edwards, who was commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration under President Nixon, has died, reports The New York Times. He was 87. Edwards oversaw a time of change at FDA, the Times notes. He took office when a new law required the agency to determine whether drugs worked, not just whether they were safe to use.

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