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FDA-Approved Voluma May Help Slow Appearance Of Aging

Growing old is natural, but with the help of a new drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration, many are slowing down the process, or at least the appearance of it.

02/12/2014

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New Implantable Device Helping Sleep Apnea Patients

Machines that you strap on at night, appliances you wear in your mouth, even surgeries to remove throat tissue — all measures people have resorted to because of sleep apnea.

01/09/2014

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FDA Considering Tablet Approach To Allergies

The FDA is considering a new treatment for allergies that comes in the form of a tablet.

12/30/2013

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New Device May Cut Need For Blood Pressure Medications

Justin Rushin’s blood pressure was way higher than the normal 120 over 80, despite increasing amounts of medicine.

12/23/2013

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FDA Says Germ-Killing Soap Could Pose Health Risks

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

12/16/2013

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FDA Approves New Treatment For Rosacea

Rosemary Stockinger sees a dermatologist to treat the red blotches on her face.

12/06/2013

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FDA Takes Steps Toward Eliminating Trans Fats From Food Supply

Lisa Ferguson puts the finishing touches on a fruited bread pudding at her fabled Table Catering Shop on the North Side. The bread pudding doesn’t have any trans fats, and there are very few in the icing.

11/07/2013

FDA Alert About Jerky Pet Treats

There’s a new federal health alert for dog owners.

10/22/2013

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FDA Alerts Pet Owners, Vets To Possible Link Between Jerky Treats, Dogs Getting Sick

There’s a new federal health alert for dog owners. Several brands of the jerky treats were voluntarily removed from store shelves back in January.

10/22/2013

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough Helps Minimize Surgeries

Joy Taylor is about to have a lumpectomy. Her doctor is using a new FDA-approved device that helps breast cancer patients avoid additional surgery.

09/13/2013

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Should Allergy Drug Nasacort Be Over-the-Counter?

A local doctor caused a stir at an open hearing at the Food and Drug Administration about the switch of prescription allergy drug Nasacort AQ to over-the-counter.

08/14/2013

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Whole Foods Pimiento Cheese Spread Recall

Whole Foods has issued a recall alert.

07/18/2013

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FDA To Set Limit On Arsenic In Apple Juice

It’s one of the most popular drinks among children. In recent years, many parents and consumer groups have expressed their concern about arsenic in apple juice.

07/12/2013

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FDA Approves New Obesity Drugs

Could the key to weight loss be in the brain? That’s what drug makers are banking on with the FDA approval of new drugs designed to make you think you’re full.

06/11/2013

Frozen Pizza Recall

Nestle Pizza Company is recalling some pizzas, due to plastic pieces that could be in them.

05/03/2013

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