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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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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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