Black man creates first over-the-counter home drug test approved by FDA

February 1997
Jet;2/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 13, p10
Focuses on African-American physician Dr. J. Theodore Brown, Jr. and the over-the-counter home drug test he created. His response to the media coverage of the test's approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA); His work as president of Personal Health and Hygiene Inc.; Details on the drugs that are detected by the test; Excerpts from the comments of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna E. Shalala as she announced the approval.


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