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'Biological Big Brother'? This Pill Will Track Your Meds

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new pill Tuesday that can track whether people have taken their medications — and report back to the patient or the doctor. The idea is to help people remember to take their pills, but some critics are already calling it a “biological Big Brother” and are suspicious because the drug it’s combined with treats mental illness. “The product is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and for use as an add-on treatment for depression in adults,” the FDA said in a statemen ...