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Samples of COVID-19
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Mike DeNardo
April 06, 2020 - 3:41 pm
Clinical trials are underway at the University of Pennsylvania for a potential coronavirus vaccine. Read more here.
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Blood donation
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Hadas Kuznits
April 03, 2020 - 12:23 pm
The FDA has changed its decades-long restriction on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, due to the pressing need amid the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, Dr. Zhou Min, a recovered COVID-19 patient who has passed his 14-day quarantine, donates plasma in the city's blood center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.
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AP News
March 24, 2020 - 12:30 pm
Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for COVID-19, too: using blood donated from patients who’ve recovered. Read more here.
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U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter while speaking on the latest developments of the coronavirus outbreak, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House March 19, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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CNN
March 19, 2020 - 1:31 pm
President Donald Trump says he's pushed the Food and Drug Administration to eliminate barriers to getting therapeutics for coronavirus to patients. Read more here.
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dog
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John McDevitt
February 05, 2020 - 1:59 pm
A Collegeville man — who previously served time for the 2004 death of his wife — is facing federal charges for allegedly making and selling phony drugs that he claimed could cure cancer in dogs. Read more here.
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A doctor giving a patient medicine.
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Lynne Adkins
February 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
The FDA has approved the first drug to treat thyroid eye disease. Read more here.
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Heartburn medication
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CNN
January 10, 2020 - 4:37 pm
More common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer. Read more here.
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CBD products for pets
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats. But some of these products are all bark and no bite. Read more here.
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Flavored vaping solutions
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 3:32 pm
U.S. health officials will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-emitting devices. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media about the situation at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, from his Mar-a-Lago property, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla., as Melania Trump stands next to him.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:12 am
President Donald Trump says the federal government will soon announce a new strategy to tackle underage vaping, promising, "We're going to protect our families, we're going to protect our children, and we're going to protect the industry." Read more here.
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