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By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Trump cuts medical funding for research on fetal tissue from abortions

President Donald Trump’s administration announced today that it will no longer allow federal funding for medical research conducted within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which involves the use of human More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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E-cigarette companies are working hard to save millions of lives: Did you switch?

A new study done in the year 2017 argued that several millions of cigarette smokers could live extensively longer if electronic cigarettes could be accepted as a preferred replacement for tobacco during the upcoming More...

By Bobby Kachelries On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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FDA investigating website, Aid Access, for shipping abortion pills, Mifiprex RU-486 to women

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating a new website, Aid Access, which provides abortion pills to women in the U.S. without medical supervision. The site connects women to online physicians for More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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HHS terminates the FDA and ABR ties to stop tax money from being used to fund fetal tissue research

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has terminated the contract between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR) which would have used taxpayer dollars to More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Pro-lifers urge HHS to end taxpayer funds for aborted fetal tissue research

National and state pro-life leaders sent a letter this week to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urging the government to end the taxpayer-funded use of aborted fetal tissue for More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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FDA issues $6 million in grants for development of children’s medical devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has awarded five grants totaling up to $6 million per year over the next five years to Pediatric Device Consortia (PDC) across the country that will More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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When Meds Cause Problems: 5 Facts About Medication Injury Claims

Did you know that the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t actually test medications before approving them for use? Instead, their Center for Drug Evaluation and Research will review and research results and information More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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New Study Puts Mindset of Smokers in a New Light

A massive global study has shed new light on the psychology behind smokers across the globe. According to the State of Smoking 2018 survey, the vast majority of smokers know and acknowledge it is bad for their health. More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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California judge uses bad science and scare tactics to rule that coffee must have cancer warnings

A  California superior court judge in Los Angeles ruled that coffee shops may have to put up a warning that tells customers there is a possible cancer risk linked to their cup of coffee. The court said in a statement More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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What To Know About the EpiPen Right Now

The EpiPen has been a source of tremendous controversy over the past year. Manufactured by the Mylan company, the EpiPen is a medical device available by prescription designed to inject doses of epinephrine through More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Dietary Supplements: The Face of a Self-Regulating Industry

The pressure to look great weighs heavily on many. From people who want to lose weight to improve their overall health to those who want to lose weight to fit their ideal beauty standards, the dietary supplement More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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The Different Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

Finding the most suitable treatment approach for drug addiction victims is an overwhelming task for both addicts and their family members. The task in itself may seem impossibly to achieve. Some patients take years More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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GlaxoSmithKline Urges Third Circuit to Ignore Ruling in Fosamax Case

GlaxoSmithKline PLC has asked the Third Circuit Appeals Court to ignore the ruling in a product liability case involving the drug Fosamax when deciding whether to revive a suit brought on by buyers of Wellbutrin. More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Syracuse Clinic Treats Head Lice with Hot Air

A head lice clinic in Syracuse, New York is taking a new approach to treatment: hot air. The treatment is designed to give patients an alternative to conventional treatments that include pesticide-based shampoos, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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Growth of generic companies like Apotex brings savings to patients and jobs to sector

The generic pharmaceutical industry has undergone widespread growth over the last five years. This is in part due to the ongoing ‘patent cliff’ that has seen the expiration of the intellectual patents on blockbuster More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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The Same Scams Target Vulnerable Older People in 2015

On a regular basis, we read about companies and individuals charged with investment fraud and Ponzi-like schemes. Recent ones include Atlanta-based Gray Financial Group, Inc. for putting pension plans in an investment More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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How to Properly Move a Laboratory

Moving a laboratory is inherently dangerous. The materials can be toxic, machinery can be fragile, and the space you are leaving needs to be decontaminated. The risks need to be weighed against the rewards or necessity More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Factors That Could Have an Influence on the Future of E-Cigarettes

Over the last five years, e-cig sales have dramatically increased in both the US as well as other Western countries like the UK and Canada. In addition to increased sales, they have also become wider accepted, and More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Schwebel’s announce recall of certain products from Youngstown bakery

Schwebel Baking Company today announced it has voluntarily withdrawn certain products from the marketplace after Listeria was discovered during a scheduled environmental assessment of its Youngstown bakery. Schwebel More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 8th, 2013
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San Diego pharmacy recalls testosterone injection over sterility concerns

San Diego, California pharmacy, University Compounding Pharmacy, announced the voluntary recall of several injectable preparations over concerns of sterility of the products. Testosterone Cypionate (Sesame Oil)Image/FDA The More...


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