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  1. Wide role of drugstores in primary healthcare emphasized at their annual meetingRead the original story

    24 min ago | Pattaya Mail

    ... especially those who need either antibiotic or birth control pills. He also assigned the Food and Drug Administration to provide periodic training courses for owners of drugstores in order to enhance their knowledge and expertise in taking care of ...

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  2. Schumer wants ban on flavored e-cigs that appeal to kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    Sen. Charles Schumer said the Food and Drug Administration should step in and prohibit candy, fruit and soft-drink flavors in e-cigarettes. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to ban selling e-cigarettes in flavors like gummy bear and cotton candy to kids.

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  3. Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for Ban on E-CigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WVNY

    Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit e-cigarette manufacturers from targeting children and teens.

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  4. Consumer Reports Tests of Frozen Shrimp finds Potentially Harmful...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    ... farmed shrimp, illegal antibiotic residues were detected in Consumer Reports' tests. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved the use of any antibiotics in shrimp farming, and told Consumer Reports that if those drugs had been ...

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  5. Survey released to help farmers prepare for produce ruleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets has released a survey to determine how farmers may be affected by the Food and Drug Administration's new produce safety rule. The rule is part of the Food Safety Modernization Act - a reform of the country's food safety's laws - aimed to ensure that the food supply is safe by focusing on preventing contamination instead of responding to it.

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  6. Cigar smoking risks 'equal to cigarettes'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... cigar smokers who had not previously smoked cigarettes. Lead researcher Cindy Chang, of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which carried out the analysis, said: "The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same ...

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  7. Five ways the DEA is redundantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... on its continuing illegality. The DEA, through the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Food and Drug Administration, has placed a stranglehold on the supply of legally available marijuana for research purposes. And the lack of scientific ...

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  8. Insulin Pump Risks and Benefits: A Clinical Appraisal of Pump Safety...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... a sufficiently transparent manner. Public availability of adverse event (AE) reports on the US Food and Drug Administration's Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database is potentially a rich source of safety information but is ...

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  9. Bristol-Myers says hepatitis C drug combination succeeds in studyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... C cases every year, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration denied approval for daclatasvir in combination with other antiviral drugs in November and asked for new data on daclatasvir. ...

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  10. Abuse-Deterrent OxyContin Led To Fewer OverdosesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... of opioid medications, including making pills resistant to crushing and dissolving. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an abuse-deterrent form of OxyContin that was made available by prescription in August 2010. In addition, the drug ...

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  11. PepsiCo Drops Aspartame In Diet Pepsi, Replaces It With New Artificial SweetenerRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... as ace-K on ingredient labels, is 200 times sweeter than sugar and has been around since the Food and Drug Administration approved its use in 1998, according to CSPI. But it's currently only been permitted in foods like sugar-free baked goods, ...

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  12. ALERT: Senators Propose a Bill for Greater Cosmetic Regulatory OversightRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Global Cosmetic Industry

    Member of the Senate have proposed a bill that seeks a harmonized cosmetic regulation in the United States under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Senators Dianne Feinstein and Susan Collins introduced the Personal Care Products Safety Act to the Senate Health Committee on Apr. 20, 2015.

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  13. MHW prepares for Japan delegation on food scareRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Ministry of Health and Welfare was asked to provide a risk assessment report by experts who said scientific evidence would be sufficient to persuade Japanese officials of the need for action in response to the upcoming Japanese visit to Taiwan to discuss radiation-stricken area food import regulations. While the Abe government believes Taiwan's lockdown on its food products is "much too strict," local organizations blamed the Food and Drug Administration's lacking management on food imports that could potentially endanger citizens' health and cause unnecessary panic.

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  14. Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmeticsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The bill would require the FDA to investigate at least five ingredients each year.

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  15. Despite warnings, health food stores recommend over-the-counter dietary supplements to minorsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Fifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores across the country, the staff at those stores actually went so far as to recommend certain products, despite labels reading 'for adult use only.' Fifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores across the country, the staff at those stores actually went so far as to recommend certain products, despite labels reading "for adult use only."

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  16. Apple Watch Launch: 6 Things We Know NowRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | InformationWeek

    ... that can also measure the user's blood oxygen level. The team at iFixit is betting that US Food and Drug Administration regulations -- an issue that Apple and the FDA discussed back in December 2013 -- have something to do with the company's ...

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  17. A quick means to looking older - not in a good wayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... of many health experts, because their UVR is more concentrated than the sun's. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires sunlamps and tanning beds to carry a warning that people younger than 18 should not use these products. An FDA website on ...

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  18. Health Food Stores Recommend Body-Shaping Supplements To Minors, Despite Being Illegal In 49 StatesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Health food stores often regard science and evidence-based medicine as the tools of profiteering and greed so it is ironic that they continue to sell dietary supplements to children. Some even recommend them, despite clear warning labels that read "for adult use only."

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  19. Duterte: name the shops selling expired milk tea ingredientsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | MindaNews

    ... malls and Chinese stores that are selling these food products. The CHO has coordinated with the Food and Drug Administration and has asked mall managers to supervise their tenants to augment the capacity of the city's own inspectors. (MindaNews) ...

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  20. Despite warnings, health food stores recommend OTC dietary supplements to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science Blog

    Fifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores across the country, the staff at those stores actually went so far as to recommend certain products, despite labels reading "for adult use only." The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using body-shaping supplements - supplements are unregulated by the US Food & Drug Administration - for males and females under age 18. Despite the adults-only labeling, it is legal for minors to buy these products in 49 states.

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