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Unapproved cold and allergy drug crackdown by FDA

by Aimee Keenan-GreeneThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking action against companies that manufacture, distribute, or market certain unapproved prescription oral cough, cold, and

FDA calls for new labeling on asthma drug terbutaline

By Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  says change the labels on the injected or infused asthma medicine terbutaline. It should not be taken by ...
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WA State Vaccine Law Threatens Exemptions & Violates Privacy

Posted By Dr. Mercola  February 23 2011 By Barbara Loe Fisher By Barbara Loe Fisher If you are a resident of Washington state, you should know that there is a ...
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U.S. Department of State recommends avoiding travel to Egypt

Due to ongoing demonstrations, the U.S. Department of State recommends avoiding travel to Egypt.  If you are a U.S. citizen in Egypt and require help or ...
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Counting calories and living longer: New dietary guidelines for Americans

by Aimee Keenan-Greene  Put down the salt shaker, and pick up the salad fork. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the federal government's evidence-based nutritional 'rulebook', has ...
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Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding"

Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin today issued a "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding," outlining steps that all sectors of a community can take to ...
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FDA removes breast cancer drug avastin from the market

Avastin (bevacizumab): Process for Removal of Breast Cancer Indication Begun AUDIENCE: Oncology, Patients ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients that it is recommending removing the breast ...
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FDA says men should put down the Man Up

by Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  says stop using a dietary supplement marketed for sexual enhancement.   Man Up Now claims to be 'herbal' and 'all natural',  which ...
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Importance of HIV Testing: CDC Vital Signs Report

Importance of HIV Testing: CDC Vital Signs Report More than one million Americans are living with HIV and approximately one in five don't know it. Everyone ...
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Are airport scanners safe for travelers?

The U.S. government has tightened airline security prior to the holiday reason by adding more full body scanners and adopting an enhanced pat-down search at ...
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