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FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.

08/14/2014

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FDA Agent: Peanut Plant ‘Not Fit’ To Produce Food

A Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak shipped food to customers that lab tests confirmed was tainted, failed to clean production equipment of possible contaminants and didn’t ensure a peanut roaster was hot enough to kill bacteria, a federal inspector testified Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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FDA: Taking Aspirin Every Day Not Safe For Everyone

The Food and Drug Administration has a new warning about aspirin usage.

05/07/2014

Survey finds increase in caffeine consumption among older kids and young adults. (Getty Images)

Caffeine Common In Kids And Young Adults; Soda Is Biggest Culprit

Study finds nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee.

02/11/2014

File photo of a person lighting a cigarette. (Photo by ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Large Increase In Cigarette Nicotine Levels

Cigarettes now contain more nicotine, and are more addictive than researchers had previously believed.

01/19/2014

A nurse preapres a vaccine against whooping cough.  (credit:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Study: Vaccine Doesn’t Prevent People From Spreading Whooping Cough

A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.

11/25/2013

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Dog Deaths Blamed On Jerky Treats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer. The rules put forward Friday were not […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2013

Graphic health warnings on tobacco products are more effective in deterring smokers than text-only messages, a new study finds. (Photo by FDA via Getty Images)

Study: Graphic Health Warnings On Tobacco More Powerful Than Text

Graphic photos of health consequences on tobacco products are more effective than text warnings in deterring smokers from continuing the habit.

01/17/2013

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