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Eating Canned Soup Makes BPA Levels Soar

If you read the ingredient list on a can of soup, you’re likely to see items like carrots, wild rice, […]

Remember Vioxx? Merck Settles Marketing Charges From Way Back

Drugmaker Merck took the painkiller Vioxx off the market in 2004, citing an increased risk of heart attacks among people […]

When Weighing Painkillers, Americans Worry: ‘Will I Become An Addict?’

Narcotic painkillers are among the most commonly used drugs in the U.S., with more than 244 million prescriptions dispensed in […]

Here Comes The Judge: A New Prescription For Medical Malpractice

The medical malpractice system is considered broken by many providers and politicians, a cause of runaway healthcare spending and an […]

Shortage Of ADHD Drugs Has Parents, Doctors Scrambling

When it’s time to renew her son’s prescriptions for medicine to treat his attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, Roxanne Ryan prepares for another […]

Song Contest Aims To Spur Frank Talk About Teen Drug Abuse

Research that found a third of popular songs contain drug references, led to headlines like, “Study: Music Has Drug References, […]

FDA Pulls Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg has spoken. After more than a year of deliberations and an unprecedented public […]

GAVI To Make HPV Vaccine Available In Developing Countries

Women in developing countries will soon have access to vaccines for human papillomavirus and rubella, the GAVI Alliance announced today. […]

Geckos Threatened By Booming Demand For Traditional Medicines

An Asian lizard that likes to come out at night has become a prime target for hunters looking to make […]

Emergency Room Closures Hit Minorities, Poor Hardest

Patients in California may find a shuttered glass door the next time they seek out emergency care, as hospitals across […]

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