Restaurant menu including calorie count (Photo: Jason Lander / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)
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Trump administration moves ahead with Obama menu-label law

The Trump administration is moving ahead with a law from the Obama years that will require calorie counts to appear on foods served at restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide.
4 weeks ago
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Four counties participate in medication disposal event

This event allowed people a safe way to dispose of their medications that they don't use anymore.
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Seeing hope: FDA panel considers gene therapy for blindness

On Thursday, U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers will consider whether to recommend approval of a gene therapy that improved vision for these three youths and some others with hereditary blindness.
3 months ago
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FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed.
9 months ago
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Trader Joe’s recalls applesauce over possible glass shards in product

According to an FDA news release, the recall was initiated after Manzana Products Co., which makes the applesauce for Trader Joe's, said it had gotten reports from consumers saying they'd found glass in the products.
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FDA launches contest for opioid antidote app

The opioid crisis has led health officials to search for new and innovative ways to save lives, with many state officials focusing on giving more people, including first responders and community members, access to a life-saving opioid antidote called naloxone.
2 years ago
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Looking for calorie labels on menus? Not until 2017

Wondering how many calories are in that hamburger? Chain restaurants still don't have to tell you, despite a 6-year-old law requiring calorie labels on menus.
2 years ago
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FDA outlines standards for anti-abuse generic painkillers

Federal officials are encouraging generic drugmakers to reformulate their painkillers to make them harder to abuse.
2 years ago
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Recall of Gerber products

Gerber products is voluntarily recalling certain Organic pouch products after a packaging defect.
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Major Zika outbreak in the US unlikely, health official says

The Zika virus outbreak is unlikely to spread quickly to the United States, a top health official said today.