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  1. $7M for UCD med researchers working on stem cell therapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... CIRM grant, and it will help move her research closer to having a product approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that specifically targets diabetic foot ulcers, a condition affecting more than 6 million people in the country. The CIRM ...

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  2. Ad campaign points to dangers of dual cigarette/e-cig useRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... users are also continuing to smoke cigarettes. Such data could have implications for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's proposed regulation of e-cigarettes. Tobacco companies are developing products that they hope to show reduce harm from ...

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  3. Common Herbicide Used In Monsanto's Roundup Deemed 'Probably Carcinogenic'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    The widely used herbicide glyphosate, sold by Monsanto as Roundup, is "probably carcinogenic to humans," concludes an evaluation by the World Health Organization's cancer arm-the International Agency for Research on Cancer . Monsanto is strongly disputing the assessment, which was published online on March 20 70134-8 ).

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  4. Maker of tainted medical scopes issues new cleaning guideRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Maryland Gazette

    The maker of medical scopes that have been linked to two recent "superbug" outbreaks at California hospitals has issued new cleaning instructions for the devices amid scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and medical professionals. Olympus America sent the new guidelines to U.S. hospitals on Thursday, recommending that its customers begin using them as soon as possible.

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  5. CDPH Issues Warning About the Dangers of Consuming Raw MilkRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... know whether the raw milk is contaminated. Over the past decade, CDPH, other states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have investigated numerous outbreaks of foodborne illness ...

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  6. Statement by Bob Stallman Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 - "State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or health risk to the consumption of GM foods. These state labeling initiatives mask the benefits of biotechnology in food production and can lead to decreased food supplies.

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  7. Ebola test vaccines appear safe in Phase 2 Liberian clinical trialRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | National Institutes of Health

    ... the durability of the immune responses. These proposed changes will be discussed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and are under review by the institutional review boards in Liberia and the United States. Investigators planned to enroll ...

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  8. American Tea Pioneer Steven Smith Dead at 65Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Eater

    ... boutique Portland tea shop Steven Smith Teamaker in 2010. , Smith once somehow "persuaded the Food and Drug Administration to certify, as one of Tazo's exotic ingredients, 'the mumbled chantings of a certified tea shaman.' " At one time Starbucks ...

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  9. FDA to Scrutinize Unproven Alternative RemediesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

    Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. The Food and Drug Administration says that it will hold a two-day meeting next month on regulations for homeopathic medicines, which have long occupied a place on the fringes of U.S. health care.

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  10. Bill would create organic-type labels for nonmodified foodsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

    Inspired by the popular "USDA organic" label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients. The idea is part of an attempt to block mandatory labeling of foods that include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

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  11. Alexander, Murray Introduce Budget Amendment For Medical Treatments To Reach American PatientsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... into patients' medicine cabinets and doctors' offices. They are also examining the roles of the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health in that process. Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member ...

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  12. Oklahoma Senate panel approves proton therapy treatment billRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... a beam of protons to irradiate diseased tissue. It was approved for cancer treatment by the Food and Drug Administration in 1988. It can more precisely localize a radiation dose than traditional therapies and reduce side effects to surrounding ...

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  13. Stanwood food processor linked to spinach recallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    A national recall of frozen spinach packaged at Twin City Foods here now involves a brand sold in Washington - Wild Harvest. The recall, announced by the federal Food and Drug Administration, said Wild Harvest and three other brands of frozen spinach could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes .

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  14. Olympus issues urgent steps for cleaning device linked to superbugsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... company recommended cleaning the duodenoscope in accordance with the old instructions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not recommend that patients forego procedures until the brushes are shipped out, but had previously advised ...

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  15. Lawmaker questions Olympus scopes tied to 'superbug' outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    ... discussion about the safety of reusable medical instruments and how they are regulated. The Food and Drug Administration says it is not recalling any duodenoscopes because they are critical for day-to-day hospital care, used in a half-million U.S. ...

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  16. UPDATE 1-Olympus issues urgent steps for cleaning device linked to superbugsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... company recommended cleaning the duodenoscope in accordance with the old instructions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not recommend that patients forego procedures until the brushes are shipped out, but had previously advised ...

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  17. Fred Hutch has a creative, new plan to reduce dependence on federal fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... That could benefit the Hutch through royalty payments on drugs that win approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "There's a lot of things we could do and we're just trying to open the treasure chest," Gilliland said. He might have a lot ...

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  18. What Others Say: Kudos to McDonald's on antibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the lifesaving drugs will become useless for treating people. And we can't count on the Food and Drug Administration to help. It indefensibly places the profits of the meat industry above the very lives of Americans. Nearly 80 percent of antibiotics ...

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  19. Novo Nordisk (NVO) Stock Gains Today on Drug Application ResubmissionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    The treatment was previously rejected by the Food and Drug Administration in 2013 because of concerns that it increased the risk of heart complications. The company is expected to resubmit its application sometime within the next month though the heart study is not expected to be completed until 2016, according to Bloomberg .

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  20. Olympus says new steps needed to clean medical scopes of dangerous bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... It urged them to begin taking the additional cleaning steps as soon as possible. The Food and Drug Administration, under fire for its slow response to superbug outbreaks from tainted medical scopes, said it will now require proof from manufacturers ...

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