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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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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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Physician Groups, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of FDA’s Approval Of Pain Killer

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

03/18/2014

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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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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 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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Whole Foods Reverses Chicken, Vegan Salads In Stores

Whole Foods Market Inc. said Thursday that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version of the salad were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast.

05/09/2013

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FDA Considers Changes To Meat Labels In Grocery Stores

Meat — beef, poultry, veal and lamb — are found in almost every American’s grocery cart, but do you want to know where that meat comes from?

04/04/2013

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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