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      FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes as Tobacco – CSP Daily News

      Telegraph.co.uk FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes as TobaccoCSP Daily NewsROCKVILLE, Md. — The US Food & Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) will be looking at e-cigarettes as tobacco products and not as drug delivery device, the agency reported yesterday. …FDA to regulate e-cigs as tobacco productsWinston-Salem JournalFDA To Treat...
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      Mind Tricks May Help Arthritis Pain

      In another illustration of mind over matter, a researcher at Nottingham University, England found that simply creating an optical illusion for arthritic pain sufferers can ease the pain. For the illusion to work, patients place their hand inside a box containing a camera, which then projects the image in realtime...
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      New Drugs Approvals Fall is The FDA Finally Doing Its Job

      A study says drug approvals way down. The study presented at a biotechnology industry conference, BIO CEO & Investor Conference, says that the success rate for getting new drugs approved has fallen by about 50%. Drug companies have been raising more complaints recently about a regulatory environment that has begun...
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      Breaking News — U.S. Finally Admits Too Much Fluoride in the Water

      In a nearly unprecedented about face, U.S. federal health officials say Americans are getting too much fluoride.  It’s causing spots on children’s teeth and could be resulting in other, more serious problems. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced plans to lower the recommended level of fluoride...
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      Good News – Evil Monsanto Finally Reaping Its Just Desserts

      Monsanto, the giant biotechnology agriculture company that created genetically modified corn, soybeans and herbicides, isn’t riding so high this year in the stocks department, as news comes in that its products aren’t working like they’d hoped. According to the New York Times, weeds are becoming immune to Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup,...
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      Pink News: Mammogram screening Works for Women ages 40-49 – Food Consumer

      Pink News: Mammogram screening Works for Women ages 40-49Food ConsumerEditor's note: October is- the pink month, or the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; at this time, published below is a study that suggests mammogram screening for women ages 40 to 49 may help cut risk of death from breast cancer....
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      Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 Myths Debunked (PICTURES) – CBS News

      Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 Myths Debunked (PICTURES)CBS News(CBS) These days, women know more about breast cancer than ever before – and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which starts today, gets lots of credit. But myths about the disease persist, causing two different sets of problems. View full post on...
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      B Vitamins Found to Slow Progression of Dementia – ABC News

      Daily Mail B Vitamins Found to Slow Progression of DementiaABC NewsScientists from Oxford University said their two-year clinical trial was the largest to date into the effect of B vitamins on so-called "mild cognitive impairment" — a major risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of …Cheap vitamin pill...
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      Doctors’ Religion Tied to End-of-Life Care – ABC News

      Los Angeles Times Doctors' Religion Tied to End-of-Life CareABC NewsThe religious beliefs of physicians who treat patients at the end of life appear to influence clinical decision-making, a British survey shows. Physicians in the UK who reported being very or extremely religious were less …Doctors' Religious Beliefs Can Color Their...
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      Andy Griffith Pitches Health Care Law in TV Ad – CBS News

      Seattle Post Intelligencer Andy Griffith Pitches Health Care Law in TV AdCBS NewsAndy Griffith, star of the classic TV shows "Matlock" and "The Andy Griffith Show," has taken on a new acting job – pitching President Obama's health care law in a new television ad. The 30-second spot (watch at...
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      Women Smokers Targeted on ‘World No Tobacco Day’ – U.S. News & World Report

      The Hindu Women Smokers Targeted on 'World No Tobacco Day'U.S. News & World ReportMONDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) — Although cancer death rates for women are generally on the downswing, statistics indicate that female lung cancer fatalities are rising, the American Lung Association (ALA) says. More than 170000 American women...
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      Children’s Tylenol Recall: FDA Report Rips Quality Control at Plant – ABC News

      New York Daily News Children's Tylenol Recall: FDA Report Rips Quality Control at PlantABC NewsRaw materials used to make children's liquid cold medications affected by an April 30 recall were contaminated with bacteria, according to a US Food and Drug Administration report released Tuesday. The recall affected 43 different Johnson...
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      Good News — More Support for Breast Feeding

      Women are often faced with an uncomfortable situation when trying to publicly breastfeed their children. In many cases, they have had to use careful timing to pump milk at work. Some have to use a bathroom stall for lack of any other space. But now, page 1239 of the new...
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      Mothers Who Spank More Likely to Have Aggressive Tots, Study Finds – ABC News

      ABC News Mothers Who Spank More Likely to Have Aggressive Tots, Study FindsABC NewsSpanking toddlers makes for more aggressive kindergartners, according to a new study from Tulane University in New Orleans. Research finds spanking has long-term negative effects on children's behavior. …Spanking your kid could hatch a bullyReutersSpanking May Make...
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      Sebelius to Insurers: Cover Children’s Pre-Existing Conditions – ABC News

      National Post Sebelius to Insurers: Cover Children’s Pre-Existing Conditions ABC News HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius pointed to “recent media accounts” that some health insurance companies planned to only cover pre-existing conditions if a child already has health insurance when guaranteed coverage for … Setting the record straight on health careEscanaba...
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