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FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warnings for Breast Implants

FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warnings for Breast Implants
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Though "better than nothing," the action could be stronger, a critic says

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James R. Hood
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FDA Looks at Safety of New Food Delivery Services

FDA Looks at Safety of New Food Delivery Services
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Meal kits are handy but a lot of handling and transport is involved

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James R. Hood
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'Out-of-Control' Insulin Prices Driving Sales of Bogus Diabetes Cures

'Out-of-Control' Insulin Prices Driving Sales of Bogus Diabetes Cures
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One-fourth of diabetes patients cut back or go without life-saving insulin because of cost.

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James R. Hood
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California Bill Would Ban PFAS in Food Packaging, Restrict Advertising

California Bill Would Ban PFAS in Food Packaging, Restrict Advertising
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"Forever chemicals" are found throughout the environment and build up in the human body over time.

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James R. Hood
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FDA Finds No Measurable PFAS in Processed Foods

FDA Finds No Measurable PFAS in Processed Foods
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No PFAS found in most food but watch out for canned tuna, fish sticks and protein powder.

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James R. Hood
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Stem Cell "Institute" Was Bogus, Feds Say

Stem Cell "Institute" Was Bogus, Feds Say
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Stem cells are one of those things people don't really know much about, although they sound impressive. That was perhaps what the founders of the grandly named Stem Cell Institute of America were hoping. The Georgia-based "institute" was actually a clinic run by a chiropractor and a handful of associates.

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James R. Hood
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Diabetes Type 2 Worries? Millets May be the Answer

Diabetes Type 2 Worries? Millets May be the Answer
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What's a millet? It's a gluten-free grain that lowers blood sugar levels and cholesterol.

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James R. Hood
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Vaccine Scams Jab the Unwary

Vaccine Scams Jab the Unwary
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Vaccine scams are spreading almost as fast as the COVID-19 virus, with new variants sprouting routinely.

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James R. Hood
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