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2766 Articles Matching "food"

Giant Food kicks off pediatric cancer fundraising program

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Giant Food has set a goal of $2 million to be raised between the weeks of Aug. 17 to Oct. 11, in support of pediatric cancer research during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Read More...
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FDA approves Bristol-Myers' Opdivo for small cell lung cancer

Aug 18, 2018 , Reuters
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its treatment, Opdivo, for patients whose lung cancer had progressed even after undergoing chemotherapy and at least one other therapy....
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FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPen

Aug 18, 2018 , WebMD
The first generic version of the EpiPen was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, paving the way for more affordable versions of the lifesaving allergy emergency...
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As Measles Outbreak Spreads To 21 States With 107 People Taken Ill, Health Officials Urge Parents To Vaccinate Children

Aug 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following an investigation of an outbreak last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found people who were infected lacked immunizations and had the incorrect perception that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine was linked to autism. Media outlets also report on food safety, baby foods, blood pressure medicine recalls, kidney donors and...
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Regeneron gets FDA nod for updated Eylea label

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has received the green light from the Food and Drug Administration for a supplemental Biologics License Application for Eylea (aflibercept) injection in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration, or wet AMD). Read More...
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China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal

Aug 18, 2018 , Reuters
China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd revealed failings at the government body including inadequate supervision....
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Novadoz Pharmaceuticals to launch first 3 U.S. generics

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Novadoz's generics of Crestor, Avelox and Xeloda were approved by the Food and Drug Administration in the fall of 2017. Read More...
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Chipotle to retrain staff after second bout of foodborne illness

Aug 18, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The burrito chain has struggled to meet health and safety standards, with customers reporting food poisoning on two occasions. Can this new move satisfy its...
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Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds

Aug 18, 2018 , CNN Health
A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health....
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FDA approves Teva's generic of Mylan's EpiPen

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's generic version of Mylan NV's life-saving allergy injection, EpiPen, at a time when regulators are looking to lower healthcare costs....
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‘Consumer Reports’ Finds Heavy Metals in Baby Foods

Aug 17, 2018 , WebMD
Heavy metals at levels called ''troublesome'' are lurking in foods commonly eaten by babies and toddlers, according to a new Consumer Reports investigation of 50 packaged foods made for...
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First generic EpiPen gets FDA approval

Aug 17, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced the approval of the first generic version of EpiPen....
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Traces Of Herbicide Found In Popular Children’s Cereals, Other Breakfast Foods

Aug 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Federal regulators maintain that glyphosate does not cause cancer, but in 2015 the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer declared it a probable carcinogen....
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Japan's Eisai sets price tag of about $16,000 on liver cancer drug

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
Japan's Eisai Co Ltd said on Thursday it would price its cancer drug Lenvima at about $16,000 for a month's supply before discounts, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its use in patients with a common form of liver cancer....
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Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officials

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
A type of bacteria found in meat and pre-cooked food left at unsafe temperatures was responsible for sickening hundreds of people who ate at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in Ohio, local health officials said on Thursday....
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Stocking EpiPens at restaurants might reduce fatal allergic reactions

Aug 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - If restaurants and other food establishments stocked epinephrine autoinjectors, the number of fatal allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis, could decrease, a small study in Canada suggests....
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Roundup Chemical in Your Cereal: What to Know

Aug 16, 2018 , WebMD
Out of 61 food samples tested, 48 had some glyphosate in them. The most heavily contaminated were made with conventionally grown — as opposed to organically grown —...
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To Keep You Healthy, Health Insurers May Soon Pay Your Rent

Aug 15, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurers Anthem, Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are investing in housing, mental health counseling and even food to address "social determinants of...
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Technology To ‘Turn Off’ Genes Responsible For Trans Fats Exists. But Is It Ready For Prime-Time?

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When it comes to altering genes in the food we eat, some experts want to tread carefully while others want to embrace the healthier food. In other public health news: glaucoma, the human cell atlas, c-sections, empathy, family planning apps, growth hormones, depression, online dating and...
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Unexpected effects of climate change: worse food safety, more car wrecks

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
On excessively hot days, there are more likely to be fatal car accidents and food safety problems, and police officers and government food inspectors tend to do less of their duties, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
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