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  1. Lifesaving action begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... and healthcare facilities in North, Central and East Texas. The blood center is licensed by the Food and Drug Administration, accredited by AABB and is a member of America's Blood Centers.

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  2. New Bill Could Raise The Smoking Age To 21 In CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... are pushing for stricter regulations on e-cigarettes. Research organizations have called on the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes because of the potential health risks. But advocates have run into opposition from ...

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  3. Can You Guess What Legal Drug Outsells the NFL?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... disease patients 6 years of age and older earlier last year, Humira is now approved by the Food and Drug Administration for a whopping eight indications. The net result has been a growth rate that has climbed to a mind-boggling 17.8% (on an ...

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  4. Democrats renew press for curbs on e-cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Daryl Cura demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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  5. Drug That Fights Binge Eating OKd by FDARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News Max

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Shire's stimulant Vyvanse to treat binge-eating disorder, the first product to be approved for the condition. Vyvanse, which is currently approved to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, generated sales of more than $1 billion in the first nine months of last year.

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  6. Gilead Sciences' Future in 3 Simple SlidesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    The company's sales surge -- and the corresponding boost to the company's balance sheet -- shouldn't be ignored, but investors are right to wonder what might lie ahead for the biotech giant, especially in the wake of AbbVie launching its own hepatitis C drug in December. Fortunately, Gilead Sciences recently offered up insight into its future, including three slides that sum up the company's opportunities nicely.

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  7. Ohio Delays Seven Executions to Secure New DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    ... cocktail used to kill McGuire included the sedative midazolam, which is not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and has been used in several bungled executions in the United States. In a statement, the DRC "announced revised execution ...

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  8. Many Labels, Little ClarityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... a trade association representing major food manufacturers, said its members wanted the Food and Drug Administration to be the main regulator of food labeling, a role it has had historically. The industry spent more than $100 million last year to ...

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  9. FDA approves ADHD drug for binge-eating disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the stimulant lisdexamfetamine - Vyvanse, Shire - to treat binge-eating disorder, the first product to be approved for the condition. Binge-eating disorder, characterized by repeated episodes of uncontrolled eating, accompanied by guilt and shame, affects roughly 2.8 million people in the United States, according to Shire.

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  10. Obama seeks $215 million for unique medical planRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... would be integrated in a massive database that would be made available to researchers. The US Food and Drug Administration would receive $10 million to build databases to support precision-medicine research and regulation as part of the initiative. ...

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  11. 20 things you should throw away for better healthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fox News

    When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients for healthy recipes, and the list goes on. But becoming the healthiest version of yourself also means throwing away the stuff that's holding you back-and we don't only mean junk food.

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  12. FDA's approval of ibrutinib to treat Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia receives praises from LLSRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Medical News

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia is a significant advance for patients with this rare blood cancer. The FDA approved ibrutinib for all WM patients, both as a first-line therapy and for those previously treated.

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  13. Testosterone Lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comment on Study...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    These findings come just months after a panel of FDA advisors recommended that the manufacturers of testosterone therapies undertake large studies to better assess their heart risks. , , The testosterone lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP note the publication of a new study that purports to question the association between prescription testosterone therapy and serious cardiovascular problems.

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  14. POM deceptive ad claims upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    ... apple and grape juice. The Supreme Court found that the juice label may technically comply with Food and Drug Administration rules but still may be misleading to consumers.

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  15. President Obama's Precision Medicine InitiativeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... a $215 million investment for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), together with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to support this effort, including: $130 ...

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  16. Possible MRSA cure developed and patented at University of South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Each year, 90,000 Americans suffer from invasive MRSA infection. About 20,000 die.

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  17. Former FDA chief calls J&J misleading on RisperdalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler said Friday in Philadelphia that Johnson & Johnson officials were "at best" misleading when they told the FDA in 2005 that there was no correlation between the drug Risperdal and higher levels of breast growth in adolescent boys. It was Kessler's third day testifying for the plaintiffs, a mother and father from Alabama, who sued J&J and its Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court because their severely autistic son developed breasts after taking the antipsychotic drug from 2002 through 2007.

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  18. FTC vs POM: Federal appeals court upholds FTC findings, but 2 RCTs are 'too onerous'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

    The FTC's January 2013 decision and order found that the POM marketers had made deceptive claims in ads and promotional materials for the pomegranate juice and supplements A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia has upheld an earlier court ruling in favor of the FTC versus POM Wonderful and claims it made in its advertising. On the flip side, the court also stated that requiring two valid clinical trials to be able to make claims was too strict.

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  19. One dose, then surgery: A new way to test brain tumor drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... in one of the most unusual cancer experiments in the nation. With special permission from the Food and Drug Administration and multiple drug companies, an Arizona hospital is testing medicines very early in development and never tried on brain ...

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  20. A New Way to Predict a Heart AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... levels are normal. The test was first approved for people with existing heart disease, but the Food and Drug Administration recently green-lighted it, based on new data, for adults with no history of the disease. It's most effective in women, ...

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