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Wines Still On Pa. Store Shelves Despite Arsenic Allegations

The class action lawsuit against 28 California wineries will not prevent Pennsylvania consumers from finding many of the wines on the shelves of their local wine and spirits stores, even though Kevin Hicks of Beverage Grade, who tested these wines, found “some very, very high levels of arsenic.”

04/02/2015

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FDA Recommends Approval Of New Drug To Treat Double Chins

An FDA advisory panel unanimously recommends approval of an injectable drug called deoxycholic acid which dissolves fat. In studies of injections under the chin, MRI scans showed decreased fat over several weeks.

03/11/2015

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FDA Study Finds Little Evidence Of Antibiotics In Milk

In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.

03/10/2015

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FDA Issues Warning As Peanuts Found In Cumin Spice

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice – a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.

02/19/2015

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Costco Recalling Black Pepper That May Contain Salmonella

The company is recalling thousands of containers of black pepper because they may contain salmonella.

02/13/2015

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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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