Senate Report Says GSK Knew of Avandia Heart Attack Risks
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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK — A Senate report said Saturday that drug maker GlaxoSmithKline knew of possible heart attack risks tied to Avandia, its diabetes medication, years before such evidence became public.
Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Chuck Grassley, the committee’s ranking Republican, released the report, which follows a two-year inquiry.
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