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Spray-on sunscreen (WBZ-TV)

FDA Investigates Safety Of Spray-On Sunscreen

The Food and Drug Administration will be taking a closer look at spray sunscreens to see if they might pose health risks, especially in children.

07/17/2014

Tanning Beds

FDA Tightening Regulations On Tanning Beds

For the first time, the FDA is requiring tanning bed manufacturers to warn users about the machine’s cancer risk.

05/29/2014

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Hummus, Dip Products Recalled For Possible Health Risk

Several hummus and dip products sold in Massachusetts have been recalled because of a possible health risk.

05/23/2014

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Federal Judge To Hear Drug Maker Bid To Block Mass. Zohydro Ban

Judge Rya Zobel will hear arguments in a lawsuit claiming the state’s first-in-the-nation ban of powerful new painkiller Zohydro is unconstitutional.

04/13/2014

McKenzie Lowe (Change.org)

FDA Allows NH Girl To Try Controversial Brain Tumor Drug

The family has to find a doctor willing to administer the unapproved drug and so far, no luck.

03/26/2014

Mirena contraception device (Image from Bayer Pharmaceuticals)

I-Team: Birth Control Device Causing Serious Injuries

The I-Team discovered, while some women enjoy the convenience, others are living a nightmare.

12/05/2013

McKenzie Lowe (Change.org)

NH Family Starts Petition To Allow Controversial Brain Tumor Drug

McKenzie Lowe wants to be a veterinarian someday, and she plans to accomplish that goal.

11/20/2013

Caffeinated gum. (CBS)

FDA May Add Caffeinated Gum To List Of Products To Be Evaluated

Whether it’s to get us going in the morning or prop us up in the afternoon, caffeine is essential for many people.

04/30/2013

Doctors warn against at-home tattoo removal.

Doctors Warn Against At-Home Tattoo Removal

At some point, a tattoo might seem cool. And then it doesn’t. It’s called “Tattoo Regret”, and more people as they age are experiencing these feelings.

03/26/2013

Keebler Foods Moving Jobs To Headquarters In Michigan

Kellogg’s Recalling Special K Due To Possible Glass Fragments In Cereal

Kellogg’s is voluntarily recalling its “Special K Red Berries” cereal because they may contain glass fragments.

02/19/2013

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