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Behind The Scenes Of Sausage Making On New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day is one of Uncle Charley’s favorite holidays.

01/01/2015

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Local Chinese Food Warehouse Investigated For Rat Infestation

A local food warehouse is being investigated by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

01/01/2015

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Experts Share Tips On How To Get Rid Of Expired Medications

If you look in the medicine cabinet, chances are you will find some expired medications.

11/07/2014

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Consumer Reports Issues Buyer Beware Alert About Products Labeled “All Natural”

The word “natural” has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging.

09/02/2014

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New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.

07/22/2014

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Implanted Telescope May Help Reverse Effects Of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is one of the most common causes of blindness or visual impairment in people over age 50.

07/08/2014

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Express Scripts Cuts Payments For Customized Drugs

The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.

07/03/2014

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Hemolung’s FDA Fight

Cystic fibrosis destroyed Jon Sacker’s lungs, and he was rejecting his first transplant.

07/02/2014

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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

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Warning Issued For Men Being Treated For Low Testosterone

Millions of men are being treated for low testosterone. Prescriptions have doubled in the last four years with sales now reaching $1.6 billion. But now there are disturbing new allegations about a hidden danger.

04/26/2014

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FDA Moves To Regulate E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration is taking the first step toward regulating electronic cigarettes.

04/24/2014

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Councilman Challenging Lifetime Blood, Tissue Donation Ban On Gays

Pittsburgh City Council members are leading the charge to change an FDA policy they call “outdated” and downright, discrimination.

04/14/2014

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Rep. Murphy Pressuring FDA To Approve Meningitis B Vaccine

A state lawmaker is pushing for FDA approval of a meningitis vaccine, after a local college student died of Meningitis B.

04/07/2014

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Tablet Provides New Option For Allergy Sufferers To Find Relief

To train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.

04/02/2014

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Partner’s Death Prompts Man’s Crusade For Change In Federal Organ Donation Policy

A local man is fighting for change after he was told he couldn’t donate his late partner’s tissue, as he wanted.

03/28/2014

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