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  • Authorities seize synthetic drugs at Madison gas stations

    Search warrants say drug agents seized about 3,000 packets of synthetic marijuana from two Madison gas stations. And one station owner says he didn't know he was selling anything illegal. WISC-TV reports court documents say clerks at Capitol Petro and...
  • The long good-bye: FDA ruling will eliminate trans fats from U.S. food

    Harvard Health Blog Partially hydrogenated oils, once a workhorse of the food industry, have gotten an official heave-ho from the U.S. food supply. In a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled June 16 that partially...
  • Take supplements safely

    More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements--products intended...
  • FDA considering warning labels for liquid nicotine

    FDA considering warning labels for liquid nicotine
    The Food and Drug Administration is calling for public input on warning labels and child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine packs used in electronic cigarettes and other non-traditional tobacco products. The agency is to trying to determine whether...
  • OxyContin maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug

    The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting to review the company's harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug. An executive for Purdue Pharma says the company wants more time to review and analyze its data....
  • FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products

    Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it is...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    Pharos-Tribune (Logansport). June 25, 2015 Apply now to get to college later Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program makes a simple promise: If you avoid drugs, stay out of trouble with the law and graduate high school with at least a 2.5...
  • The Supreme Court's bad call on Affordable Care Act

    The Supreme Court's bad call on Affordable Care Act
    In King vs. Burwell, the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act permits individuals who purchase insurance on the federal exchange to receive taxpayer subsidies. Though the King decision pleases the ACA’s ardent supporters, it undermines...
  • Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland

    Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland
    With the state publishing draft regulations for medical marijuana and an infrastructure for growing and distributing it coming into view, Marylanders who suffer from chronic pain or debilitating disease could gain access to the drug by the middle of...
  • Goodies raw cashews sold in Pa. recalled for possible salmonella contamination

    Goodies raw cashews sold in Pa. recalled for possible salmonella contamination
    The following recall has been announced by the Food and Drug Administration: Grand BK Corp. is recalling 450 cases of raw cashews because they could be contaminated with salmonella. The recalled items are labeled "Goodies by Nature Raw Cashews 9 oz."...
  • Phasing out trans fats is a long, costly process

    Phasing out trans fats is a long, costly process
    After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announcement earlier this month that artificial trans fats would be banned within three years, the clock started ticking for companies still making trans fat-laden pies, popcorn, fries, frostings and other...