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  • 14 indicted in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

    Fourteen people connected to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy have been arrested on charges stemming from the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people who received tainted drugs, officials said Wednesday. In the high-profile criminal case...
  • Connecticut's Nicknames Evidence Of Early Inventive Spirit: A Chronology

    Connecticut's Nicknames Evidence Of Early Inventive Spirit: A Chronology
    Connecticut started with an innovation, called the "Constitution State" because it formed a formal government with what some say is the first ever such charter – the Fundamental Orders – in the late 1630s. As the "Provision State," it...
  • iGrow hair growth helmet from Boca cleared for women

    iGrow hair growth helmet from Boca cleared for women
    Apira Science, which makes a laser helmet system to grow hair, has received FDA marketing clearance for sales to women. The company previously had clearance to sell only to men Apira's iGrow helmet system uses laser technology to grow hair. Apira said...
  • Chicken, Cuba and cartoon: Letters

    Chicken, Cuba and cartoon: Letters
    Antibiotic-free chicken I'm encouraged to see Orange County Public Schools taking steps to switch to antibiotic-free chicken in an effort to guard our most vulnerable citizens from the potentially deadly effects of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" ("...
  • Unilever drops mayonnaise suit against Just Mayo maker

    Unilever drops mayonnaise suit against Just Mayo maker
    Unilever Plc's U.S. division said it has withdrawn its lawsuit against food startup Hampton Creek over false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product. Unilever, famous for its mayonnaise brand Hellmann's, had filed a suit...
  • Fast-food's big resolution: Transform junk food image

    Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk. As people express distaste for food they think is overly processed, McDonald's, Taco Bell and other chains are trying to shed their reputation for serving reheated meals that are loaded with...
  • Albo proposes bill to allow medical marijuana to threat a third syndrome

    Virginia so far allows people to possess marijuana if prescribed for treatment of cancer or glaucoma, and now Del. Dave Albo, R-Springfield, is proposing to allow its use to treat epilepsy, too. He’s introducing a bill before the 2015 General...
  • Hummus sold nationwide recalled for undeclared peanuts

    Hummus sold nationwide recalled for undeclared peanuts
    Zilks Foods LLC, of Austin, Texas, is recalling all of its 8-ounce hummus products sold in stores nationwide because they may contain undeclared peanuts, according to a press release distributed by the Food and Drug Administration. People who have...
  • Ten years in, California's stem cell program is getting a reboot

    Ten years in, California's stem cell program is getting a reboot
    Turning 10 years old may not quite mark adolescence for a human child, but for a major government research effort such as California's stem cell program, it's well past middle age. So it's a little strange to hear C. Randal Mills, the new president...
  • FDA approves new ovarian cancer drug

    Opening a new chapter in the use of genomic science to fight cancer, the Food & Drug Administration on Friday approved olaparib, a medication for advanced ovarian cancer associated with a defective BRCA gene. The new drug, to be marketed under the...
  • Can e-cigarettes help smokers kick the habit?

    Can e-cigarettes help smokers kick the habit?
    Back when Brian Burke used to smoke cigarettes, merely playing with his young son could leave him winded and wheezing. But now that the 38-year-old puffs on e-cigarettes instead, his lungs feel so much better he's taken up jogging. "This," he said,...