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3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the rare step of urging doctors to stop performing a surgical procedure used on tens of thousands of woman each year to remove uterine growths, saying the practice risks spreading hidden cancers within a woman's body.
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7 hrs ago | HON
While the United States has seen a decline in the number of Salmonella illnesses in recent years, there's been little progress overall in reducing food poisoning outbreaks, health officials say.
11 hrs ago | ABC News
The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating fibroids could inadvertently spread cancer from the uterus to other parts of the body.
12 hrs ago | WHTC
Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study.
17 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Why do we refrigerate eggs in the U.S. if there are no problems with eating non-refrigerated eggs? Is it safe to keep eggs at room temperature? -- Joe Blanck, Shelby Township ANSWER: With the Easter and Passover holidays, this is a busy week for eggs and a perfect time for a refresher.
21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Supporters of GE fish and meat say they expect FDA approval of the salmon and still hope to find a market for it.
Cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry may be an important source of drug-resistant bacteria in hospital kitchens and private homes, according to a new study.
A unit of Japanese drugmaker Astellas Pharma will pay the U.S. government more than $7 million, to resolve claims it illegally marketed its antifungal drug Mycamine for children before that use was approved.
Swallowtail Farm is working to cultivate a more sustainable farm through the use of fertilizer made from their own animals' manure.
The FDA's approval of Merck's Grastek ushers in a new era of grass allergy immunotherapy, as it's the second medication to be approved for grass allergies this month.
A Senate committee will take up legislation Tuesday that would impose an 18-month moratorium on the new drug, an especially potent formulation of hydrocodone.
The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.
The Senate voted 37-5 Tuesday for the bill that was written in direct response to a state Supreme Court decision that tossed a similar measure approved by the Legislature in 2011.
Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Tanzeum injection for treating adults with type 2 diabetes, in combination with diet and exercise.
For centuries, brewers have given or sold the leftover grain from the brewing process to local ranchers and dairy farmers for cattle feed.