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The Most Surprising FDA Decisions of 2013

By Max Macaluso - Apr 9, 2013 at 6:30PM

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We're only three months into 2013, but has the Food & Drug Administration already made some surprising decisions?

The Food and Drug Administration ensures that the benefits of newly approved drugs outweigh their potential side-effects. However, it's not always easy to predict which way the FDA will decide, and sometimes its decisions are very hard to interpret.

In the following video, health care analyst Max Macaluso discusses why two recent FDA decisions regarding diabetes medications developed by Novo Nordisk (NVO 0.35%) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ 0.03%) surprised him this year, and how these decisions can impact investors.

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