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Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk

May 26, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Canadians who cannot afford to eat regularly or to eat a healthy diet have more than double the average risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests....
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FDA Action Against OTC Benzocaine Teething Products

May 25, 2018 , RxList
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and...
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FDA takes action against use of OTC benzocaine teething products

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that OTC teething products containing benzocaine pose a serious risk to infants and children and is asking that companies stop selling these products for such use. Read More...
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Infographic: Take a look at these immune-boosting super-foods

May 25, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
With the impact of a superhero tale, this infographic from spreads the words about powerful...
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Giant Food returns as title sponsor of major summer festival

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
For the third consecutive year, grocer Giant Food will be the title sponsor of the annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle to be held in June in Washington D.C. Read More...
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Wegmans makes donation to Western Fairfax Christian Ministries

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Wegmans’ soon-to-open store in Chantilly, Va., delivered 9,001 pounds of non-perishable food to Western Fairfax Christian Ministries and is scheduled to deliver more food in October, the grocer announced on Thursday. Read More...
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Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers

May 25, 2018 , WebMD
Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, and it has been approved as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug...
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FDA issues warning letters to marketers of sunscreen pills

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to companies illegally marketing pills and capsules labeled as dietary supplements that make unproven drug claims about protecting consumers from the dangers of sun exposure without meeting the FDA’s standards for safety and effectiveness. Read More...
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FDA issues warning letters to companies selling kratom products

May 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that it has issued warning letters to three marketers and distributors of kratom products for illegally selling unapproved kratom-containing drug products with unproven claims about their ability to help in the treatment of opioid addiction and withdrawal. Read More...
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FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren't safe for children

May 24, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine....
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'Pizza Challenge' Suggests Food Is Just More Tempting to Some

May 24, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Pizza Challenge' Suggests Food Is Just More Tempting to SomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2018 12:00:00...
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A Pill Will Protect You From Sun? No Way, FDA Says

May 24, 2018 , WebMD
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to companies marketing supplements that they claim will counter the effects of the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV)...
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Poll Finds Parents Say A Restaurant Made Kids Sick

May 23, 2018 , WebMD
Other places where kids got sick from bad food were school (21 percent), a friend's home (14 percent) and potlucks (11...
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1 In 10 Parents Say Their Child Has Gotten Sick From Spoiled Or Contaminated Food

May 23, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
No parent wants to come home from a picnic or restaurant with a little one whose stomachache turns into much worse. But few parents are using some simple strategies to protect kids from food poisoning outside the home, such as at a potluck or restaurant, according to a new report from C.S. Mott Chi......
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Eczema Drug Effective Against Severe Asthma

May 23, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients’ ability to breathe better than standard therapies. Dupilumab, an injectable anti-inflammatory drug, was approved in 2017 by the Food and Drug Administrat......
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Congress passes 'right-to-try' bill for terminally ill people

May 23, 2018 , CNN Health
The US House of Representatives is expected to vote on legislation today that could give terminally ill patients the right to seek drugs that are still experimental and not fully approved by the US Food and Drug Administration....
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Research Supports Restrictions On Opioid-Containing Cough And Cold Medicines For Children

May 23, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Prescription cough and cold medicines containing the opioid hydrocodone were more likely to cause serious side effects in children than those containing codeine, according to a new study from Penn State College of Medicine. The research supports recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) restricti......
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FDA issues warning letters to companies selling kratom products

May 23, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it issued warning letters to three companies that illegally marketed and distributed products containing the substance, kratom, which they claimed treat opioid addiction and withdrawal....
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Poll Finds Parents Say A Restaurant Made Kids Sick

May 22, 2018 , WebMD
Other places where kids got sick from bad food were school (21 percent), a friend's home (14 percent) and potlucks (11...
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Berries and Grapes May Keep You Breathin' Easy

May 22, 2018 , WebMD
The new study found that those who ate a large amount of dark-colored fruits and vegetables had a slower per year decline in lung function compared to those who ate fewer of these anthocyanin-filled...
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