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Juul Cigarette
(Courtesy of Juul Labs via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children. RELATED: Anti-tobacco group warns about latest smoking craze among teens The announcement from Juul (JOO'-uhl) Labs comes...
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Big electronic cigarettes
April 25, 2018 - 9:45 am
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Dr. Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, announced Tuesday a "blitz" on retailers for violations related to sales of Juul and other e-cigarettes to minors. Forty warning letters were sent to brick-and-mortar retailers as a first step...
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Eye Chart
Female eye doctor near check table with letters, patient examination at hospital, stock footage
Ian Bush
April 14, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Artifical intelligence is providing new safeguards for diabetics to protect their eyes. It's called IDx-DR. No clinicians needed: artificial intelligence analyzes digital images of a patient's retinas to detect diabetic retinopathy. The condition is the most common...
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Kratom Recall
Photo credit: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
April 03, 2018 - 12:07 pm
By Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration issued a mandatory recall Tuesday for all kratom products manufactured, processed, packed or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC after several of its products tested positive for salmonella. The FDA advises consumers to throw away any...
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