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Non-steroidals carry increased risk for heart attacks, strokes and death

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The FDA has issued new warnings against a battery of anti-inflammatory drugs.
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We’re a step closer toward curing a disease caused by brain-eating amoebas

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Brain eating amoebas are a small but serious problem. Now we’re a step closer to a cure.

Scientists are testing lots of different medical uses for marijuana

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From epilepsy to cancer, ongoing research is yielding promising signs in using marijuana in medical treatments.
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Anti-herpes drug to treat HIV?

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If proven effective, the drug would also be cheaper than current HIV treatments.
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FDA: Protecting blood supply from AIDS might “offend” straight people

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The FDA says it would be “offensive” and “burdensome” to questions straight donors the way they questions gays.

“FDA replaces irrational, homophobic gay blood ban with new irrational, homophobic gay blood ban”

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The new bans asks gay men to be celibate for a year before donating.

Petco to stop selling treats from China, after 1,000 dog deaths

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Of course, the Chinese threat goes far beyond dog food. Their people food is problematic too.
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FDA proposes new rules to regulate e-cigs like cigarettes

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E-cig advocatees were relatively happy with the proposed rules, which would also regulate cigars and hookahs.
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Why the FDA is moving towards banning trans fats

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You could eat a meal that supposedly has “0” trans fat and still eat more than what’s considered safe.
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Stop giving your pet food from China, unless you don’t mind them dying

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New warning from FDA highlights 100s of deaths of dogs, cats from jerky made in China – products are unlabeled.

Jon Stewart on GOP government shutdown & Obamacare exchanges

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Jon Stewart on: GOP shut down of the FDA, and nutrition for women, infants & children; and the exchanges.

You may never eat chicken again

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You’ll soon be eating chicken processed in a country, China, whose food exports many won’t even feed their dog.

Obama drops appeal of “morning after pill” suit. Plan B should be over-the-counter soon.

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