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High Hopes For New Heart Drug

A new study says a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug could prove to be a major advance in the treatment of heart failure. Researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine that the drug, which doesn’t even have a name yet, cut the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.

08/30/2014

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FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.

08/14/2014

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Study: Wikipedia Drug References Often Inaccurate, Outdated

According to a new study, Wikipedia is inaccurate and outdated when it comes to its entries about prescription medications.

06/30/2014

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FDA Warns Of Pet Treat-Related Illness, Asks For Public’s Help In Determining Cause

The Food and Drug Administration is appealing to dog and cat owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets that ate jerky treats.

10/23/2013

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Buying Prescription Drugs Abroad Legalized In Maine

Maine is now the first state to legalize buying prescription drugs from abroad.

10/22/2013

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Some Cyclospora Linked To Salad Mix

The FDA has linked an outbreak of stomach illness in two states to salad mix served at restaurants. Connecticut and 13 other states also recorded cases of the illness, but the cause in those states is still undetermined.

08/02/2013

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Contamination Of Drugs Found At Connecticut Hospital Prompts Nationwide Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors and hospital managers about a nationwide recall of all drugs made by a New Jersey compounding pharmacy because they may be contaminated with mold.

03/18/2013

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