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Buyer Beware: Seafood 'Fraud' Rampant, Report Says

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
Popular and pricey fish like sea bass and snapper had the highest levels of mislabeling -- 55% for sea bass and 42% for...
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CBD Products Now Available at CVS in 8 States

Mar 22, 2019 , WebMD
The products will be sold in store aisles, according to a CVS spokesman, who added that the drugstore chain is not selling any supplements or food additives containing...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health’ Surprise! Fixing Surprise Medical Bills Is Harder Than it Looks

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Joanne Kenen of Politico, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the efforts to curb “surprise” medical bills to patients who inadvertently get out-of-network care; a look at where the 2020 presidential candidates stand on health; and the Trump administration’s efforts to end HIV in the U.S. Also, Rovner interviews Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who is leaving his job in early April....
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Prescribing Healthy Food In Medicare/Medicaid Is Cost Effective, Could Improve Health Outcomes

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost ef......
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New Treatments Might Provide Hope To Patients With Rare Genetic Disease That Turns Tissue Into Bone

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The genetic disease, fibrodysplasia ossificans, in which the body’s machinery for healing goes awry, growing immovable bone where it doesn’t belong, had been languishing as nothing more than a medical curiosity. But a community of patient advocates rallied, and now there are three medicines in human trials, the most advanced of which could win Food and Drug Administration approval next year. In other public health news: weight lifting, primate emotions, the "bliss point" in food, and...
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FDA allows sale of certain blood pressure drugs amid shortage

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said it will temporarily allow certain manufacturers to sell blood pressure medications containing specified levels of a probable cancer-causing impurity in order to maintain adequate supplies of the drug....
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Wellness Natural Pet Food intros grain-free dry dog food

Mar 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Wellness Core Six is crafted with just six main ingredients and available in four recipes — free-range lamb, cage-free duck, sustainably-sourced salmon and sustainably-sourced salmon for small breeds. Read More...
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Jazz Pharma's sleep disorder treatment gets FDA nod

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc's treatment for patients with a form of sleep disorder, the company said on Wednesday....
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FDA Approves ZULRESSO™ (brexanolone) Injection For Postpartum Depression Following Three Clinical Trials Led By UNC Researcher

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ZULRESSO (brexanolone) injection today for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) after reviewing the results from three multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled trials in the U.S. Results from the placebo co......
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Prescriptions for healthy food might save lives - and money

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy food prescriptions written for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries might lower the risk of costly chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and at the same time lower the costs of care, a new study suggests....
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FDA puts partial hold on clinical trials of AbbVie's cancer drug

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all trials of its cancer drug Venclexta for multiple myeloma, after a review of data found a higher proportion of deaths in the Venclexta arm of the late-stage study....
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J&J and Sientra get FDA warning letters over breast implants

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to Sientra Inc and a Johnson & Johnson unit for failing to comply with the post-approval study requirements for their breast implants....
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FAO calls on Vietnam to declare swine fever a national emergency

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday advised Vietnam to declare a rapidly spreading outbreak of African Swine Fever as a national emergency....
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San Francisco officials look to ban sale of e-cigarettes

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
San Francisco officials on Tuesday proposed legislation that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes from companies such as Juul until a review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as part of the city's efforts to tackle underage vaping....
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Sage gets U.S. approval for first postpartum depression therapy

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics Inc's drug for postpartum depression, marking the first approval of a treatment specifically developed for the condition that affects a new mother's ability to care for herself or her baby....
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Schools Tap Students To Help Fight Vaping Epidemic So That Message Is Coming From A Friend Instead Of An Adult

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"It's more effective to have students themselves who live in those areas, who go to those schools, who are part of the community to share their voice, share their story and to share why it's harmful," said Sonia Gutierrez, a supervisor with the Santa Clara County Office of Education in California. In other news on children's health: professional hair removal for pre-teens and fighting food allergies....
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Giant Food Stores’ Bag Hunger campaign breaks its fundraising record

Mar 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Shoppers at Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets helped raise a total of $794,037 through the Bag Hunger campaign. Read More...
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Knives: Essential Equipment for Healthy Food Prep

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Knives: Essential Equipment for Healthy Food PrepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Salty And Saltier: Fast Food Chains Keep Adding More Salt To Your Food

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Fast food has always contained lots of salt. Most people are probably not aware, though, that over the past 30 years, the amount of salt in typical fast food meals has increased by 50%. This is worrisome for the millions of people with high blood...
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FDA approves pediatric indication for Allergan’s Avycaz

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
This is the first Food and Drug Administration approval of a pediatric indication for complicated intra-abdominal infections and complicated urinary tract infections in more than a decade, Allergan said. Read More...
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