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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

11/26/2014

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Gluten-Free Products Could Contain Harmful Ingredient

A growing number of people are turning to gluten free food, but many are unaware that it often contains a potentially harmful ingredient.

11/12/2014

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Vermont Moves Toward Labeling Of GMO Foods

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country’s first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.

04/24/2014

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Princeton To Offer Meningitis B Vaccine To 6,000

Princeton University says a meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available on campus starting Dec. 9 to nearly 6,000 students.

11/26/2013

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Study: Eating Nuts Is Tied To Lower Risk Of Death

Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.

11/20/2013

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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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Whole Foods Mixes Up Labels On Chicken, Vegan Salads At Cold Food Bars

Whole Foods Market Inc. said that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast.

05/10/2013

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Blumenthal Praises Emergency Contraception Ruling

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is pleased that a federal court has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to stop requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill.

04/07/2013

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