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a radiologist uses a magnifying glass to check mammograms for breast cancer in Los Angeles
(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
March 27, 2019 - 6:42 pm
All U.S. women getting mammograms would receive information about breast density, which can sometimes make cancer harder to spot, under a government proposal released Wednesday.
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(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
March 13, 2019 - 12:17 pm
U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.
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February 07, 2019 - 2:29 pm
U.S. health officials say doctors should be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants after receiving more reports of the disease.
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Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 30, 2019 - 8:40 pm
The first generic version of the popular Advair asthma inhaler has been approved by U.S. regulators.
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The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil.
(AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
December 22, 2018 - 10:56 am
CBD oils have become increasingly popular in lotions, tinctures and foods, but their legal status has been murky and the Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to some companies making health claims for CBD.
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November 15, 2018 - 10:29 am
A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes
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November 02, 2018 - 3:41 pm
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.
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August 23, 2018 - 2:51 pm
A North Carolina drug company is voluntarily recalling 32 liquid children's medications.
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July 30, 2018 - 5:41 pm
Lipari Foods issued a voluntary recall of pre-packaged sandwiches over the weekend due to a possible Listeria contamination.
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July 02, 2018 - 6:57 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Almost 8,000 cases of Wish Bone salad dressing are being recalled. The FDA says the 15 oz. bottles of Wish Bone House Italian Salad Dressing have an ingredient error on the label. The recalled bottles do not declare the product contains milk and egg. Anyone who...
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