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Vending Machine At PA College Offers Morning-After Pill

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won’t take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses the morning-after pill.

01/26/2013

Iron Supplements Recall

Some natural iron supplements are under recall because the bottle may contain a completely different substance and cause serious side effects.

01/18/2013

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Study Shows Possible Link Between BPA & Heart, Kidney Problems

A new study from the NYU School of Medicine is now showing a possible link between BPA exposure in children to a higher risk for heart and kidney problems later in life.

01/09/2013

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New Device Offers Help With Sleep Apnea

For most people that have sleep apnea, the only solution has been a bulky, uncomfortable device.

11/07/2012

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Health Officials Issue Warning About Energy Drinks As FDA Launches Investigation

Energy drinks are all the rage, particularly on college campuses. However, officials are warning that they could do you physical harm and even lead to death.

10/23/2012

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FDA Expands Investigation Into Meningitis Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration is expanding its investigation into the growing outbreak of fungal meningitis.

10/22/2012

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FDA Concerned Over Possible Tainted Drug For Heart Surgery

Any injectable drug made by the New England Compounding Center is of significant concern to the Food and Drug Administration.

10/16/2012

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Innovative Anemia Test Requires No Needles

Anemia is the most common blood disorder and causes symptoms of weakness, fatigue, poor concentration, irritability, and decreased appetite. Now, there’s a breakthrough, non-invasive way to test for it and it requires no needles.

08/14/2012

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FDA Approves Laser Treatment To Reduce Stretch Marks

If you are one of the many people who have tried all kinds of creams to get rid of stretch marks with no luck, there’s finally some help.

07/30/2012

Dole Lettuce Recall

A major food company is recalling more than 2,500 bags of lettuce. Officials with Dole say they are voluntarily recalling some of the company’s “Hearts of Romaine Salad” because of Listeria concerns. For more information, […]

07/01/2012

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Dole Issues Recall Over Listeria Concerns

A major food company is recalling more than 2,500 bags of lettuce.

07/01/2012

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Some Drugs Could Become Available Over-The-Counter

The Food and Drug Administration is considering making some common prescription medicines non-prescription. These would include drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain infections, migraines, asthma and allergies.

05/01/2012

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Laser Device Promises Long-Lasting Treatment For Cellulite

The FDA has approved a new laser device that promises long-lasting treatment for cellulite. Marianne Piland is healthy and fit, but there is one thing she doesn’t like about her body.

03/28/2012

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Grocery Stores Respond To Pink Slime Outcry

Most shoppers can’t believe that some of the leading grocery chains have been adding something called pink slime to their ground beef. It’s an additive that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) says is safe but which many consumers question.

03/23/2012

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Stores Must Add Nutrition Labels To Meat

The next time you go to the grocery store, expect to see new labels in the meat department. New government regulations that take effect could help you make better decisions for your family at the supermarket.

03/01/2012

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