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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it — an attempt to find middle ground just days before a court-imposed deadline to lift all age restrictions on the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trail mix. Potato chips. And now gum. With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it's time to investigate their safety. The FDA's new look at added caffeine...
OWENSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Federal regulators are pressing a southwestern Indiana cantaloupe farm linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak to detail the steps it has taken to address unsanitary conditions inspectors found last summer at the farm's fruit-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — We know obesity is a health crisis, or every new year wouldn't start with resolutions to eat better and get off the couch. But don't try taking away our junk food. Americans blame too much screen time and cheap fast food for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says its new guidelines would make the food Americans eat safer and help prevent the kinds of foodborne disease outbreaks that sicken or kill thousands of consumers each year. The rules, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness. The agency...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dennis O'Brien rubs his head as he details ailments triggered by the fungal meningitis he developed after a series of steroid shots in his neck: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, exhaustion and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Mexico peanut company linked to a recent salmonella outbreak distributed peanut and almond butters after its own internal testing showed the products were contaminated, the Food and Drug Administration says. Sunland Inc....
440 people across the country have become sick and 32 have died from contaminated steroid shots with Michigan and Indiana two of the hardest hit states in the meningitis outbreak On Wednesday, Congress took the issue of the safety those who make the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health inspectors found numerous potential sources of contamination, including leaky ceilings and insects, at a drug-making facility that has the same founders as the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis...
WSBT-TVGOSHEN – The family of an Elkhart County man believed to have died from fungal meningitis has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a New England company. 68-year-old Daniel Rohrer of Bristol died October 23 at Elkhart General Hospital from what...
South Bend TribuneELKHART – Six victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak in Elkhart County have filed lawsuits against Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Center, which produced, marketed and sold the now-recalled steroid medication linked to the outbreak....
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