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Prove Hand Sanitizers Work, FDA Tells Makers

Companies that make hand sanitizers must show that they are safe and work as well as people think they do.

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:31:00 GMT
Cute Name, Dangerous Drug: What to Know About Molly

As summer outdoor music festival season heats up, so does the risk of overdoses of party drugs like "Molly."

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:44:00 GMT
Cancer 'Moonshot' Plan Aims to Force Sharing

A few carrots, a few sticks, supercomputers, and a faster approval process for new drugs all got floated at the national pep rally for the moonshot.

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:59:00 GMT
5,000+ American Water Systems Violate Lead Rules

While Flint, Michigan's case is dominating headlines, cities and towns across the U.S. are in similar danger.

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 02:28:00 GMT
New Studies Show Just How Tricky the Zika Virus Is

A batch of new studies show the Zika virus is trickier than it appeared at first glance, lurking for months longer than it should in pregnant females.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:22:00 GMT
Congressmen Fight to End FDA Restrictions on Gay Blood Donors

Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., plans to introduce a bill that could help combat an FDA policy that recommends restricting blood donations from men who have sex with men.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:16:00 GMT
Senate Democrats Block GOP's Zika Funding Bill

Democrats say the Republican bill was filled with poison pills.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:14:54 GMT
Can I Ever Get Pregnant? Your Questions About Zika

The World Health Organization updated its recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:14:17 GMT
Florida Reports First Zika-Related Birth Defect

The newborn has microcephaly, the most notorious defect caused by Zika, the Florida Department of Health said.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:05:00 GMT
Supreme Court Declines to Hear Pharmacy's Religious Objections Case

The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a Washington state law banning pharmacies from refusing to dispense meds for religious reasons.

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:51:00 GMT
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