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HHS Blocks Plan To Make Morning After Pill Available Over The Counter

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) blocked a plan on Wednesday to make the morning after pill available to young teens without a prescription.

12/07/2011

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Lakeville Company Expands Recall of Crasins

Ocean Spray on Friday expanded its ongoing recall of some of its Craisins dried cranberry products to include five more “Best By” code dates, because the packages could contain very small metal fragments.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/03/2011

Varicose veins

New Pain-Free Procedure To Get Rid Of Varicose Veins

Patients and doctors say sclerotherapy is a life changing procedure.

11/18/2011

The FDA says Avastin should no longer be used for advanced breast cancer.

FDA: Avastin Should No Longer Be Used For Advanced Breast Cancer

The FDA says there’s no proof that Avastin extends life or provides enough temporary benefit to outweigh the side effects.

11/18/2011

Harvard's Innovation Lab (Photo courtesy: Kyle Alspach, Boston Business Journal)

Business Headlines: Harvard’s Innovation Lab; More Foreign Students

Harvard University is stepping up its efforts to innovate.

11/15/2011

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Vertex Submits Cystic Fibrosis Drug To FDA For Testing

Vertex in Cambridge has filed for Food and Drug Administration approval for its potential therapy for cystic fibrosis.

10/20/2011

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Push To Make Serving Sizes More Realistic

There is now a push to make nutritional information easier to understand, and more realistic in terms of what a serving size really represents today.

10/06/2011

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Curious About Potential Dangers Of Energy Drinks

Sales of energy drinks are booming. But are they dangerous?

10/05/2011

The FDA wants to regulate gluten-free labels on food.

FDA Wants To Regulate Use Of “Gluten-Free” Labels On Food

You may have noticed more and more products claiming to be gluten-free. Right now, these labels are not regulated and that’s something the FDA is looking to change.

09/26/2011

medicine

Patients Struggle With Record Drug Shortage

Thousands of patients, doctors and hospitals are struggling with the worst drug shortage this country has ever seen.

09/26/2011

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