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Monday, Aug 17, 2015 at 07:45 PM PDT

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely to die early than non-coffee drinkers, researchers reported Monday. It's the latest in...

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 at 03:58 AM PDT

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only prescribe OxyContin to children who can already tolerate a minimum dose of 20 milligrams of...

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 at 05:21 PM PDT

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after voluntarily pulling all products from store shelves April 20 due to a listeria outbreak. On Tuesday afternoon, the creamery based in...

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 at 07:28 AM PDT

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the public eye. But she's probably never faced negative publicity like this before: The Food...

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 at 06:30 AM PDT

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in total and hospitalized more than 60 people, the New York City Health Department said...

Friday, Jul 31, 2015 at 06:58 PM PDT

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product because of a cybersecurity risk. It comes at a time of rising concerns about breaches of products...

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