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US surgeon general says doctors aren't encouraging enough smokers to quit

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

A new report by the US surgeon general points to tobacco smoking as the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States - and notes that smoking...
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Antiquated system hampers FDA in tracking deadly E. coli outbreaks

22 hours ago   |   NBC News

A Boston Globe/NBC News collaboration found the FDA often struggles to trace the source of food contamination back to a single farm with certainty.
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Telehealth startup Ro partners with Pfizer to give its ED business a boost

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Telehealth startup Ro wants to set itself apart in the direct-to-consumer erectile dysfunction market-and it's hoping that a new partnership with Pfizer will provide the...
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Does the FDA need to slow its drug approval roll?

2 days ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Brainstorm Health Daily, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top health care news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . Happy...
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Metals from certain sunscreens stay in blood stream up to 23 hours, FDA says

4 days ago   |   ABC

Surprising new information about your sunscreen lotion.
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Contaminated meat and poultry recalls remain ‘sky-high,' food-safety report warns

Contaminated meat and poultry recalls remain ‘sky-high,' food-safety report warns

4 days ago   |   New York Post

"This year, we see an even clearer trend that there's a divergence between food overseen by the USDA and the FDA."
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California considers declaring common pain killer acetaminophen a carcinogen

4 days ago   |   ABC

A fight is coming to California over whether to list one of the world's most common over-the-counter drugs as a carcinogen, echoing recent high-profile battles over things like...
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This Week In XR: The Codeless Game Engine, The XR Contact Lens, FDA Approves Augmedics

8 days ago   |   Forbes

More XR news crosses the wire as CES fades into the distance.
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A popular weight-loss drug may need a cancer warning after users were diagnosed with tumors

A popular weight-loss drug may need a cancer warning after users were diagnosed with tumors

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

In a clinical trial conducted on 12,000 people, the US Food and Drug Administration found that people who took Belviq were diagnosed with cancer more than the people who...
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FDA Lifts Advisory on Salinas-Grown Romaine Lettuce, Declares E.Coli Outbreaks Over

9 days ago   |   Newsweek

The Food and Drug Administration has released a statement ending the consumer advisory on romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas, California area.
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What's next: Impeachment trial continues Monday with arguments from...

What's next: Impeachment trial continues Monday with arguments from President Trump's legal team

After the presentation of Trump's case, Senators will have an opportunity to submit written questions to both sides. Read more ...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in impeachment trial opens

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and... Read more ...

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel': Netanyahu to join Trump - but...

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity for Israel': Netanyahu to join Trump - but no Palestinians - to unveil ‘deal of the century'

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are to meet US President Donald Trump to finally unveil the ‘deal of the century' peace plan. No Palestinian... Read more ...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in...

Senate floor belongs to President Trump's team as defense case in impeachment trial opens

The floor of the U.S. Senate now belongs to President Donald Trump's lawyers as they push the Republican-led chamber for an acquittal on charges that he abused his power and... Read more ...

Trump impeachment schedule: Next on the docket

Trump impeachment schedule: Next on the docket

Here is what to expect in the coming days in President Trump's impeachment trial in the US Senate. His attorneys have up to 24 hours, over three days, to present their defense... Read more ...

LJ Figueroa's breakout leads St. John's to rout of DePaul

LJ Figueroa's breakout leads St. John's to rout of DePaul

CHICAGO - LJ Figueroa scored a career-high 28 points as St. John's topped DePaul 79-66 on Saturday. Mustapha Heron added 20 points for the Red Storm. Rasheem Dunn had 13 points... Read more ...

'I stand with Greta': Mnuchin's wife posts - then deletes - support for...

'I stand with Greta': Mnuchin's wife posts - then deletes - support for climate activist

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife on Saturday appeared to publicly break with her husband over support for Greta Thunberg's climate change activism. “I stand with Greta... Read more ...

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Darius Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. Read more ...

Pete Alonso lobbied Mets for Luis Rojas after ‘very unfortunate' mess

Pete Alonso lobbied Mets for Luis Rojas after ‘very unfortunate' mess

Luis Rojas is a new name to most Mets fans, but not to his players - and those who played for him in the minor leagues are confident the rookie manager will be up to the task... Read more ...

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Democratic candidates pour into Iowa for last-minute push

Freed momentarily from the Senate's impeachment trial, several presidential candidates high-tailed it to Iowa on Saturday for campaigning. Read more ...