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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:35 PM EDT

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic EpiPen After Yearslong Delay

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic EpiPen After Yearslong Delay

U.S. regulators cleared the first generic competitor to Mylan's EpiPen, after a yearslong delay that many said contributed to the emergency allergy drug's rapid rise in price. Teva Pharmaceuticals received...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 01:02 PM EDT

Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even With Weight Gain: Study

Smokers Better Off Quitting, Even With Weight Gain: Study

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

Given the number of high-profile school shootings last year, both children and adults may be feeling anxiety about school safety. As many kids head back to school, knowing how to speak with them is key in...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

With the school year starting again, it’s time to start to think about the routine of packing school lunches. For many time-pressed parents, this is a formidable task. But it doesn’t need to be. I’m a...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

Measles Sickens 107 From 21 States in First Half of Year

Measles Sickens 107 From 21 States in First Half of Year

More than 100 people from 21 states were reported to have contracted measles in the first half of 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says on its website. There have been a total of 107...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:14 PM EDT

Adele Shares Story of Friend Who Had Postpartum Psychosis

Adele Shares Story of Friend Who Had Postpartum Psychosis

Adele had a message for new moms when she shared the story of her best friend, who suffered a serious mental illness after giving birth to her first child. In a Tuesday Instagram post, the singer urged new moms...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:41 PM EDT

FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply

FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled certain drugs in recent days, one out of precaution and one due to possible contamination, and the warning has served as a reminder of a drug market that's...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:14 AM EDT

Toxic Compounds Showing Up in Public Water Systems

Toxic Compounds Showing Up in Public Water Systems

Residents and state, local and military officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly — and decisively — to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of the chemicals, perfluoroalkyl...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:33 AM EDT

436 Confirmed Sick After Eating McDonald's Salad

436 Confirmed Sick After Eating McDonald's Salad

The CDC is now reporting that 436 people have been diagnosed with an intestinal illness after consuming salads at McDonald’s restaurants. The laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported in...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:28 AM EDT

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure...

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