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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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Lean Cuisine Raviolis Recalled After Glass Shards Found In Meals

Packages of Lean Cuisine ravioli are being recalled because they could contain glass shards, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.

02/12/2013

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Eight Mass. Botox Providers On FDA’s ‘Bad Botox’ List

Eight Massachusetts Botox providers have been sent letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning them they may have unapproved and unsafe versions of the anti-wrinkle injection.

12/25/2012

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Growing Concerns About Pet Medication Mistakes

We often hear about prescription errors, but they don’t just affect people. There is growing concern about the number of medication errors involving pets.

12/20/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Coakley Calls For Change In Corporate Manslaughter Law

A nearly 200-year-old Massachusetts statute outlining the penalties for corporate manslaughter is being thrust into the spotlight again as lawmakers on Beacon Hill and in Congress wrestle with the fallout from a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a local compounding pharmacy.

11/17/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Andover Woman May Be First Mass. Case Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

A 71-year-old Andover woman may be Massachusetts’ first case of fungal meningitis linked the embattled Framingham pharmacy company at the center of a deadly nationwide outbreak, WBZ-TV has learned.

11/16/2012

The drink 5-Hour Energy. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FDA Investigates Deaths Possibly Linked To 5-Hour Energy

Energy drinks are hugely popular, but now there’s an investigation into one of the most popular brands.

11/15/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lack Of Answers Frustrates Victims Of Meningitis Outbreak

Matthew Spencer, the Mayor of Somersworth, New Hampshire is looking better, but disappointed with the NECC, the FDA and Massachusetts.

11/15/2012

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