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FDA Investigates Serious Tylenol Recall

Money.CNN.com by Parija Kavilanz The Food and Drug Administration is looking into reports of at least 775 serious side effects from drugs recalled by McNeil, a division of Johnson & Johnson, according to a source close to a Congressional investigation. Included in the reports were 30 deaths, nearly all of which were found to not […]

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Big Pharma Pushes Female Viagra

Health.USNews.com by Deborah Kotz Not interested in sex? Perhaps you have a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder, caused by a brain chemical imbalance. That’s the message conveyed in a new “educational campaign” launched last week by the Society of Women’s Health Research with actress Lisa Rinna as a celebrity spokesperson talking about “the brain’s […]

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FDA Approves Pig Virus Contamination

NaturalNews.com by Mike Adams Rotavirus vaccines are commonly given to children, and this year’s batch of vaccines made by GlaxoSmithKline and Merck are contaminated with a pig virus, the FDA recently discovered. So the FDA called a meeting to determine whether injecting a pig virus into the bodies of young children might be some sort […]

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Farmers Look To Ban Genetically Modified Sugar Beets

NaturalNews.com by Ethan A. Huff A group of Oregon farmers are seeking an injunction against this year’s planting of Monsanto’s genetically engineered sugar beets. The groups of organic farmers, food safety advocates and conservationists, is seeking to persuade a judge to ban the crop until the USDA provides a proper environmental impact statement proving that […]

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Vaccine Labeled 'Safe' Despite Pig Virus

Reuters.com The Food and Drug administration, in a statement, said it was safe for doctors to resume giving patients Glaxo’s Rotarix and continue using Merck’s Rotateq. The agency said there was no evidence the contamination caused any harm and the vaccines were important in preventing hospitalizations and death. Rotavirus can cause fatal diarrhea. Both vaccines […]

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