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  • E-cigarettes appear here to stay: So put that in your mod and vape it

    In the laboratory of the California Vaping Co., Dakoda Collins mixed up one of his signature potions. Wearing a surgical mask and gloves, he carefully measured out colorless, liquid nicotine from a plastic jug. He drew the nicotine into a fat syringe,...
  • New FDA rules require more specific labeling of risks for pregnant, nursing mothers

    New FDA rules require more specific labeling of risks for pregnant, nursing mothers
    MotherToBaby reports:  In a move that was several decades in the making, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has published a final rule that requires prescription drugs and biological products include more detailed labeling about their risks during...
  • Report: How to connect entrepreneurs with mentors and money in Hampton Roads

    Report: How to connect entrepreneurs with mentors and money in Hampton Roads
    UPDATE: The online report gave information that the proposed 757 Angels network would take 2 percent equity ownership in presenting companies funded by at least one member. Paul Hirschbiel, study co-chair, said this is no longer being considered. A...
  • Los Angeles seafood company ordered shut over unsanitary conditions

    A Los Angeles seafood company specializing in smoked and pickled fish was ordered shut by a federal judge over unsanitary conditions. Neptune Manufacturing Inc. can’t reopen until it meets compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
  • Inside The Lab: The Race To Create An Ebola Vaccine

    Inside The Lab: The Race To Create An Ebola Vaccine
    MERIDEN — Rick Chubet paces from machine to machine inside a clean, white lab at Protein Sciences. The vaccine scientist pulls up to a monitor displaying fresh results from a test. Two lines, one blue, one red, cut across a graph. He walks to...
  • FDA attaches highest warning to power morcellators

    On Nov. 24, the Food and Drug Administration attached its highest-level warning to a set of devices known as "power morcellators." This decision was the result of a yearlong battle to protect women at risk of having their aggressive cancers exacerbated by...
  • Special Report: Powerful antibiotic for cows often misused by farmers

    It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the world's largest animal health company. But the strength of the antibiotic ceftiofur – and the frequency...
  • Cheese exec condemns epidemic of 'forgeries' with inferior additives

    Cheese exec condemns epidemic of 'forgeries' with inferior additives
    Millions of pounds of cheese sold in this country every year contain starches, fillers and cellulose that lower the costs for manufacturers but reduce the value for consumers, a cheese industry executive has alleged. Neal Schuman, chief executive...
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are focus of new drug labeling rule

    The Food and Drug Administration has released new labeling rules that are intended to give doctors a better understanding of how specific drugs may benefit or harm their pregnant and breastfeeding patients. A final draft rule, which is scheduled to be...
  • 1,500 calories in a salad? New calorie posting rules will be eye-openers

    It's not always easy for restaurant-goers to figure out which options are the least fattening. Some diners at a California Pizza Kitchen, for example, might order the Moroccan-spiced chicken salad rather than a pizza, unaware that the salad packs 1,500...
  • Should you go gluten-free? What you need to know

    You may have noticed that gluten-free options are everywhere these days. It's easy to find just about any food that involves grains, including breads, cookies, breakfast cereals, and snack bars in gluten-free form. So, should you go gluten-free? The...