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Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced.
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May 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week. The group will...
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Tyson Chicken Strip Recall
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May 04, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) -- Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, federal food safety officials said Friday. The recall now affects more than 11.8 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken...
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ADHD.
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April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The FDA recently approved the first medical device to treat ADHD in children, but a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia physician suggests giving the equipment more study. The device is worn on the forehead at night and delivers a mild electrical nerve stimulation...
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pre cut melon
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April 25, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By Lauren M. Johnson (CNN) -- A salmonella outbreak linked to precut melon has affected 117 people in 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say the likely source of the outbreak is Caito Foods LLC in Illinois, but the...
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A woman's blood pressure is checked
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April 19, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By Jen Christensen (CNN) -- If you take blood pressure medicine, you'll want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets. Tests found trace amounts of a potentially cancer-causing impurity...
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Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey
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April 17, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Doug Criss, CNN (CNN) -- The parent company of Ben & Jerry's is pulling two ice cream flavors because of issues with nuts. Unilever is recalling some pint-sized containers of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey because they may contain almonds,...
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April 13, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By David G. Allan (CNN/KYW Newsradio) -- Caito Foods LLC is voluntarily recalling pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products containing one of these melons due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food...
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In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts.
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April 03, 2019 - 11:00 am
By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-...
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CBD oil
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April 02, 2019 - 4:50 pm
(Associated Press) — With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will hold a public hearing May 31 to gather more...
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U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate.
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March 24, 2019 - 8:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At a two-day meeting that starts Monday, a panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hear from researchers, plastic surgeons and...
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