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Health: Tobacco Companies Introduce Their First Electronic Cigarettes

They’ve been on the market for years, but as Health Watch reporter Stephanie Stahl show us, this is the first time tobacco companies are getting in the game.

07/02/2013

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Health: New Treatment To Help Injuries Heal Faster

There’s a new, easy and more convenient way to help injuries heal faster.

05/31/2013

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U.S. Files Lawsuit Against Philadelphia Food Warehouse After Urine, Feces Found Inside

The suit was filed against New Rich City Trading Corporation, as well as president and owner, Ms. Xiaoping Sun, and manager, Mr. Si Yan Chuen.

05/29/2013

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New Meat Labeling Rules Go Into Effect In U.S.

Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday.

05/28/2013

FDA Regulations Change Sunscreen Packaging

“They’re trying to make sense for the public, to make it simple for them,” Dr. Antony Benedetto said.

05/23/2013

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3 On Your Side: Not Quite Ice Cream

As 3 On Your side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds ice cream is having an identity crisis!

05/15/2013

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Health: How To Predict a Heart Attack

Heart disease can be a silent killer. Often you don’t know you’re at risk until it is too late. Now there’s a new non-invasive heart attack predictor.

05/10/2013

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FDA Reviewing Merck’s Allergy Therapy Meant To Reduce Allergic Reactions

Drugmaker Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing its second application to sell a new type of allergy treatment meant to gradually reduce allergic reactions over time, rather than just relieving sneezing, itching and other symptoms temporarily.

05/08/2013

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FDA To Investigate Added Caffeine In Foods

The FDA’s new look at added caffeine and its effects on children and adolescents is in response to a caffeinated gum introduced this week by Wrigley.

04/30/2013

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Herbal Remedies Vs. Regulated Meds

What does the law say about what herbal and homeopathic remedies need to tell you – and what they don’t?

04/18/2013

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Meat Label Changes Considered By The FDA

The Food and Drug Administration announced that it is considering whether to go with a plan to change how meat is labeled.

04/05/2013

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New Jersey Bakery Shuts Down Over Misbranded Products

A New Jersey bakery has closed after federal officials found sugar in sugar-free items and fat content well above what was on the labels.

03/15/2013

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Health: FDA Warns About New Risks With Popular Antibiotic

There is a new warning about azithromycin, a medicine that was prescribed to 40 million people last year.

03/12/2013

FDA Will Not Take Action Over ‘Morning-After’ Vending Machine At Pa. College

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won’t take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses so-called “morning-after” birth control pills.

01/25/2013

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FDA Posts Dog Treat Recall

The Food & Drug Administration has posted a recall of ‘Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips’ because of a possible Salmonella health risk.

11/26/2012

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