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FDA Halts Production At Delaware Cheese Plant After Listeria Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has halted operations at a Delaware cheese plant after an outbreak of listeria linked to the company’s cheese killed one person and sickened seven others.

03/12/2014

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Public Safety Officials Warn Rise In Crime Could Follow New Pain Killer

A powerful new prescription painkiller is set to hit pharmacy shelves in the next couple of weeks and that has some law enforcement officials in the Philadelphia region very concerned.

03/07/2014

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Formulating A Treatment Plan For Alzheimer’s

Coming up with the best treatment plan for Alzheimer’s disease can be tricky because there are so many variables among patients including aging and overall health.

02/26/2014

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Caffeine Common In Kids And Young Adults, Mostly From Soda

The analysis is the first to examine recent national trends in caffeine intake among children and young adults and comes amid a U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-containing foods and drinks, especially for children and teens.

02/10/2014

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Pet Food Company Recalls Potentially Tainted Food

Pro-Pet LLC is voluntarily recalling the products, which tested positive for salmonella.

02/07/2014

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FDA Planning To Make Several Changes To Food Labels

Reading food labels could soon be a lot easier.

01/26/2014

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‘Zeutering': The Non-surgical Alternative To Neutering

There is a new non-surgical breakthrough in veterinary medicine that has just recently emerged as an alternative to a surgical procedure when neutering male dogs.

01/16/2014

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Health: FDA Taking Closer Look At Antibacterial Soap

Antibacterial soap may cause more harm than good according to the Food and Drug Administration, which today proposed new regulations.

12/17/2013

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I-Team: Herbal Supplement Warning

CBS3’s investigative reporter Charlotte Huffman goes undercover to learn more about the supplement that has sent many people to the emergency room.

12/03/2013

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European Version Of ‘Plan B’ Ineffective For Women Over 176 Pounds

A European version of the “morning-after pill” that is identical in formula to Plan B One-Step in the U.S. will update its packaging to show that it is not effective in women over 176 pounds.

11/26/2013

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The Legal Definition Of ‘Enriched’ Flour

If you bake, you probably use enriched flour. But, legally, what does that mean?

11/19/2013

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Some Tobacco Products Becoming Increasingly Popular Among Teens

It’s not the cigarettes, but new research indicates teens are increasingly smoking e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah.

11/18/2013

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Princeton University To Consider Use Of Vaccine Approved Overseas To Combat Meningitis Outbreak

Federal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of the disease on the Ivy League campus.

11/15/2013

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Health: FDA Aims At Banning Trans Fat In Foods

The FDA announced it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats because they’re dangerous.

11/07/2013

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Johnson & Johnson Agrees To Pay $2.2 Billion

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations of promoting three prescription drugs for off-label uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Justice announced on Monday.

11/04/2013

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