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(AP)—A consumer advocacy group is reporting that pharmaceutical companies have paid more than $30 billion to state and federal governments to settle allegations of fraud over the last 20 years.
Medications Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In today's fast-paced society, consumers often reach for nutrition bars when looking for a healthy on-the-go snack. A new study in the September issue of the Journal of Food Science published by the Institute of Food Techno ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A study says seniors in seven of the 10 most popular Medicare prescription drug plans will be hit with double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for a better deal.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In an article this week, Consumer Reports is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to set standards for how much arsenic can be allowed in rice after finding the potential toxin in almost every ri ...
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much of the carcinogen can be present in food.
Health Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about rare chemical burns reported by people using popular pain relief products like Bengay, Icy Hot and Flexall.
Medications Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, in partnership with The Ohio State University have developed a prototype for child-resistant spray bottles for household cleaning products. ...
Health Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Consumers watching their diet should pay close attention to the amount of unhealthy foods they eat, but can relax when it comes to healthier options, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Health Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A consumer group pressing the Food and Drug Administration to remove the highest dose of an Alzheimer's disease drug from the market is suing the agency for "foot-dragging."
Medications Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Involving children in extracurricular activities builds greater self-esteem and leadership skills. Children learn teamwork, do better in school, and stay healthier.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As the use of small button batteries has become more widespread to power devices such as toys, watches and hearing aids, more young children have swallowed them, resulting in choking and even ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As the school season starts, experts warn that overloaded backpacks often result in back injuries among children.
Health Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Consumers face a barrage of product claims each day. These claims create consumer expectation of safety and product performance and, assuming they are accurate, facilitate well informed choice. But increased scrutiny of claims, ...
Health Aug 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A population-based case-control study of the rare but devastating neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has shown that the risk of such disease is increased among smokers, as has been shown previously. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For millions of people around the world being sick doesn't mean making a trip to the local pharmacy for medicines like Advil and Nyquil. Instead it means turning to the forest to provide a pharmacopeia of medicines to treat ...
Medications Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |