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FDA Approves Laser Treatment For Stretch Marks

Marsha Klaus has had stretch marks for over 16 years. The FDA recently approved the first treatment to reduce them.

09/25/2012

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FDA Warns Of Bacteria In Shellfish From N.Y. Harbor

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York’s Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.

07/20/2012

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FDA’s New Sunscreen Regulations Hope To Provide More Clarity

With the hope of protecting consumers from skin damage, the FDA is making major changes to the way sunscreens are labeled.

06/26/2012

Bagged Lettuce Recalled

A produce distributor is recalling bagged lettuce that could be tainted with listeria. Click on the link for more information.

05/23/2012

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Maryland To Ban Arsenic In Chicken Feed

Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to sign a bill this week that would make Maryland the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed.

05/21/2012

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FDA Panel Backs First Pill To Block HIV Infection

The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.

05/11/2012

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Former FDA Chemist Gets 5 Years In Insider Trading

A former chemist for the Food and Drug Administration has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme that spanned nearly five years.

03/06/2012

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FDA Eases Shortage Of Leukemia-Fighting Drug

A critical shortage of a drug needed to treat childhood leukemia may be over– for now.

02/21/2012

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Rugelach Pastry Recalled From Maryland Stores

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says a New York company is recalling its rugelach pastry because some ingredients labels may have omitted eggs.

01/08/2012

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FDA Chemist Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading

A chemist with the Food and Drug Administration accused with his son in an insider trading scheme is scheduled to appear in federal court to answer to the charges.

10/18/2011

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Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest In A Decade

Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.

09/27/2011

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FDA To Decide By April 26 On New Xgeva Application

Amgen today announced the FDA plans to decide by April 26 on its application to expand the use of its bone treatment drug Xgeva to prevent or delay the spread of advanced prostate cancer.

08/23/2011

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