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FDA wants more tobacco warnings

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Nov 10 the government is going to add more textual and graphic warnings about smoking

Travelers' Health - Outbreak Notice, Cholera in Haiti

Cholera in HaitiThis information is current as of today, October 26, 2010 at 12:45 EDT Updated: October 23, 2010 The disease is most often spread through the ingestion ...
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U.S. Apologizes for Unethical Studies on Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The United States apologized on Friday for unethical medical experiments that a federal doctor conducted 64 years ago among prisoners, soldiers and mental patients in ...
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Consumers to Weigh-in on Drug Information

With a recent, federal study showing nearly half of all Americans use at least one prescription drug in a month's time, it's more important than ever for ...
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Experts Straddle the Fence Regarding Meridia

Expert advisors to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue to straddle the fence as to whether or not the diet drug Meridia should be ...
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E-Cigarettes: Questions and Answers

Editor's note: The Food and Drug Administration has sent a warning letter to five e-cigarette makers, namely E-CigaretteDirect LLC, Ruyan America Inc., Gamucci America (Smokey ...
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CDC Reports Provide Vital Info About Smoking

New reports show more efforts are needed to reduce smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in the United States, especially with people who smoke more and ...
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Be Ready! September is National Preparedness Month

Would you be ready if there were an emergency? Be prepared: assemble an emergency supply kit, make your emergency plans, stay informed, and get involved ...
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USA.gov news - Vol. 10, No.9, 2010

September Features on USA.gov 1. National Preparedness Month2. Government Challenges, Contests, and Prizes3. National Day of Service and Remembrance – September 114. Constitution Day – September ...
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National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, to encourage individuals to have an emergency supply kit, make a family emergency plan, and get involved in preparing their ...
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