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  • Are You Ditching The Spray Sunscreens?

    Are You Ditching The Spray Sunscreens?
    All the moms were talking about it yesterday at the pool: the renewed concern about spray sunscreen. Check out this article from Consumer Reports. The Food and Drug Administration is currently researching these sprays, testing to see if they cause...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • "New wave" of GMOs: pink pineapples, purple tomatoes

    With recent government approval of potatoes that don't bruise and apples that don't brown, a new generation of genetically modified foods is headed to grocery shelves. What could be next? Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Generic medication may not be best for all ADHD patients

    If your child takes medications for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you may be noticing that your insurance company is now denying coverage for these prescriptions, or is wanting to use a generic version of the medication your child is...
  • Learn to decipher supermarket shelf nutrition labels

    Supermarkets across the country now offer shelf nutrition labeling programs, which can help shoppers more easily identify the best food choices. Such programs vary by retailer: Some identify specific product nutrition attributes, such as "low sodium,"...
  • Not all Maryland crab cakes as local as advertised

    Not all Maryland crab cakes as local as advertised
    Here’s a thought for Maryland seafood lovers to sink their teeth into: A survey has found that more than a third of the crab cakes tested at Maryland and Washington, D.C., restaurants were not local blue crab as advertised, but imported crab. Crab...
  • Miracle Drug Yonoflow24 Limits Restroom Visits To Once A Day

    Miracle Drug Yonoflow24 Limits Restroom Visits To Once A Day
    The problem with the exciting medical breakthroughs, of course, is that by the time they are approved and made available to the public, you are probably dead. While this time lapse may be frustrating, it is understandable given that the years of testing...
  • Virgen's View: Cancer fundraiser makes for great day to go bald

    Virgen's View: Cancer fundraiser makes for great day to go bald
    Mike Johnson casually sipped a glass of Guinness beer as he lost his big hair and eventually his bushy beard to an electric razor. He sat on a stage Sunday at The Harp Inn in Costa Mesa, where he was a big part of a third annual charity event at the...
  • There's an easy way to untangle regulatory knots

    There's an easy way to untangle regulatory knots
    As if federal budget negotiations weren't messy enough, President Obama is hoping to use the process simultaneously to untangle regulatory knots, starting with food safety. His 2016 budget proposal lays out how a dozen or so agencies, enforcing more...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Iran nuclear negotiators resume talks after crashing through March deadline for deal Iran nuclear negotiators resumed talks here Wednesday, just hours after abandoning a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreeing to press on. However,...