Memory Supplement Concerns, Election Law

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Back in 2007, a Wisconsin-based manufacturer launched the memory supplement, Prevagen, despite safety concerns from the FDA. A reporter explains why it remains on the market. Then, we discuss the legal process for contesting an election and the ongoing litigation surrounding absentee ballots.

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    You might have seen commercials for Prevagen. It claims to improve memory using a jellyfish protein. A reporter explains why the supplement has been on the market for years in spite of serious safety concerns raised by the FDA.

  • Post-Election Lawsuits And Challenges

    Regardless of the outcome of the election, litigation will follow. We talk to a lawyer and contributing reporter to ProPublica about election law and lawsuits in several states post-election.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Chiara Eisner Guest
  • Ian MacDougall Guest

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