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  • Nation's drug czar touts needle-exchange programs

    Venturing into the epicenter of Kentucky's fight against heroin addiction, national drug czar Michael Botticelli on Thursday touted needle-exchange programs as effective grassroots initiatives to combat the spread of infectious disease and to steer heroin...
  • Soda shouldn't be called 'diet,' advocacy group says

    WASHINGTON Citing research suggesting that diet soft drinks and other artificially sweetened products actually contribute to weight gain, a new advocacy group is asking federal regulators to investigate whether manufacturers including Coca-Cola and...
  • Patch to treat peanut allergies to get expedited FDA review

    SEATTLE A medical skin patch tested by Seattle-area doctors and families to treat dangerous peanut allergies in children will receive accelerated regulatory review, officials said Thursday. The Viaskin Peanut patch made by the French biotech firm DBV...
  • Letter from prison: 'Black Madam' says she's against silicone injections, promotes undergarment company

    Letter from prison: 'Black Madam' says she's against silicone injections, promotes undergarment company
    The woman who proudly called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" — even as she was on trial for murder in the death of a woman she injected with liquid silicone — has had a change of heart. Two months from a June 11...
  • Sabra is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus over listeria concerns

    Sabra is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus over listeria concerns
    Sabra Dipping Co. is recalling 30,000 cases of its popular hummus dips due to concerns they may be tainted with listeria, the company and U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday. The nationwide recall came after a random sample taken from a...
  • Advocacy group: Soda shouldn't be called 'diet'

    Advocacy group: Soda shouldn't be called 'diet'
    WASHINGTON — Citing research suggesting that diet soft drinks and other artificially sweetened products actually contribute to weight gain, a new advocacy group is asking federal regulators to investigate whether manufacturers including Coca-Cola...
  • Ban gives time for planning [Editorial]

    Maryland lawmakers appear poised to ban, at least temporarily, the sale of a new powered alcohol, but as long as the product is available elsewhere its use will be a concern that alcohol abuse and addiction services will have to prepare for and address....
  • Baltimore's Profectus marks key step in race for Ebola vaccine

    Baltimore's Profectus marks key step in race for Ebola vaccine
    An Ebola vaccine being developed by Baltimore company Profectus BioSciences is effective against the strain of the virus that has ravaged West Africa, research to be published Thursday suggests — a milestone the company says is a first in the race...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Meningitis outbreak hits another college campus

    There's been another outbreak of the meningococcal disease among college students, this time at the University of Oregon. If you remember, a year or so ago, there was an outbreak at Princeton University and another at the University of California-Santa...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ IS PENNSYLVANIA READY FOR ELECTION REFORMS? "It's a little embarrassing to go to the national conferences and listen to what other states are doing. It always seems like we're way behind when it comes to...
  • Five things for Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    Five things for Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    Here are your stories for Wednesday in Central Florida: calorie-count menus coming; $60 million tennis facility in Lake Nona; Orlando's parking meters; and manatees in Lake County. 1. Darden's Seasons 52 and Bahama Breeze chains are testing menus that...