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1 hr ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi
Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between powerful lobbyists for the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.
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2 hrs ago | ABC News
Early 2009: E-cigarette sellers sue the Food and Drug Administration after the agency told customs officials to refuse entry of shipments into U.S. June 2009: The Food and Drug Administration said testing of products from two leading electronic cigarette makers turned up several toxic chemicals, including a key ingredient in antifreeze.
2 hrs ago | KMIZ
On Thursday, the agency proposed rules that call for strict regulation of electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, water pipe tobacco and hookahs.
5 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
A "bionic eye" may now help blind patients regain at least a sense of vision. Linda Schulte, the first patient with the implanted technology since it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year, couldn't be more thrilled.
10 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
A Central Texas medical supply operator has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison in a nearly $3.4 million health care fraud scheme.
14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Republicans in the House and Senate sued last year, saying only a simple majority last June passed the expansion bill that included the assessment.
18 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
Virginia lawmakers are returning to Richmond to consider Gov. Terry McAuliffe's changes to the General Assembly's 2014 legislation.
Thom Tillis, the speaker of the North Carolina House, defended his legislative record while tea party favorite Greg Brannon picked at him on the health care overhaul and national education standards.
In a story April 18 about Illinois Medicaid paying an estimated $12 million for services for people listed in state records as deceased, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state's contract with Maximus Health Services ended last year.
Gov. Deval Patrick has laid out new restrictions for the use of Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, after a federal judge ruled earlier this month that his attempt at an outright ban was unconstitutional.
Democratic leaders said Republican Governor Bill Haslam's decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee cast a dark shadow over his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges.
The Supreme Court appears to be highly skeptical of laws that try to police false statements during political campaigns, raising doubts about the viability of such laws in more than 15 states.
Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village... Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what ... (more)
U.S. Democratic Rep. Gary Peters talks to reporters before turning in signatures to run for Michigan's U.S. Senate on Monday, April 21, 2014 in Lansing, Mich.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is celebrating his administration's accomplishments during its first 100 days in office.
Coca-Cola didn't get much love from the Supreme Court Monday in claiming that its pomegranate-blueberry juice is the real thing.
A former Nevada doctor at the center of a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak has been ordered into federal custody for a mental evaluation.