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  • Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication

    Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication
    Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women.  "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of Fairfield, who felt as if she couldn't get off the couch during her first trimester.  Eventually, her doctor prescribed a nauseau medication that, she says, made all the difference.  But, Donofrio had to spend $400 dollars, as the medicine was not covered by insurance.
  • Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?

    Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?
    Marijuana is going mainstream: Totally legal in Colorado and Washington; medicinally legal in Connecticut, 19 other states and the District of Columbia. But is it mainstream safe? Connecticut's new medical pot law requires state-licensed growers to...

    FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes

    FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes
    WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration plans to begin regulating electronic cigarettes for the first time, banning sales to minors and requiring manufacturers to put health warnings on the nicotine-delivering devices that have become a...

    FDA moves to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed measures on Thursday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to consumers younger than 18, but would not restrict flavored products, online sales or TV advertising, likely disappointing some...

    Alexion CEO Received $30M in Compensation in 2013

    The CEO of Alexion, the Cheshire-based pharmaceutical company that makes the most expensive drug in the world, received $30.15 million in compensation last year, according to a federal filing Wednesday. Alexion, which developed a biologic drug from CEO...