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Legally Defining Gluten Free

As of this past month, the FDA made regulations mandatory for all foods that label themselves gluten free.

09/09/2014

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FDA: Don’t Turn To Online Marketplaces To Treat Concussions

Now that fall sports are underway, treating concussions will become an issue.

09/02/2014

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Health: Quick Treatment Growing In Popularity For Pain Relief

A new way to zap away pain has become a popular alternative to medications and injections. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you how it works.

08/22/2014

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FDA Taking Steps To Make Sure Foods Labeled ‘Gluten-Free’ Actually Are

The Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines for food manufacturers. Foods that are labeled “gluten-free” can no longer contain more than 20 parts per million of gluten.

08/08/2014

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Certain Tattoo Products Sold On Internet Have Been Recalled

The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.

08/07/2014

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New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.

07/30/2014

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Philadelphia-Tested Robotic Legs Get FDA Approval For Home Use

The device, “Rewalk,” fits like a suit of armor on the legs of a person with paralysis, enabling him or her to walk.

06/27/2014

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More Men Using Cosmetics

The male cosmetic market has increased by over 70 percent globally in the last 6 years, reaching three billion dollars in the US alone.

06/27/2014

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FDA Considering New Weapon In Fight Against Obesity

The FDA has been asked to approve an implantable device to combat obesity.

06/21/2014

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Study: FDA Warnings About Antidepressant Side Effects May Have Caused Spike In Suicide Attempts

Turns out putting warnings about the increased risk of suicide on the labels of antidepressants didn’t do much good. In fact, it may have actually done some harm.

06/19/2014

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Lawyers See Opportunity In Risks Associated With Palcohol

The FDA has been asked by lawmakers to step in to prevent the sale of powdered alcohol.

06/11/2014

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Health: FDA Announces New Warnings Must Be On Tanning Beds

More restrictions for indoor tanning. The Food and Drug Administration today announced new warnings that will have to be on tanning beds.

05/29/2014

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‘Natural’ Food Label May Be Misleading

According the FDA, it is difficult to define a food product that is ‘natural’ because the food has probably been processed and is no longer the product of the earth.

05/19/2014

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FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

04/24/2014

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Phila. Beermaker Thinks FDA Proposal on Grain Reuse is Misguided

“I think it’s crazy,” says Tim Roberts (in photo), head brewer at Yards Brewing Company, in Philadelphia.

04/01/2014

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