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JAN 31, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Superbug Fear Meets Super Bowl With Sexy Ad For Antibiotic-Free Burger

At the end of an ad set to air during Super Bowl XLIX, a scantily-clad supermodel takes a bite out of Carl's Jr.'s new "All-Natural" hamburger. Bold letters flash across the screen: No Antibiotics. The risqué nature of the commercial has triggered some controversy, but perhaps not as impassioned as the debate that continues over the widespread use of antibiotics ...

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JAN 31, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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FDA approves Shire's Vyvanse for binge-eating disorder

By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Shire Plc's stimulant Vyvanse to treat binge-eating disorder, the first product to be approved for the condition. Vyvanse, which is currently approved to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, generated sales of more than $1 billion in the first nine months of last year. Dr. Flemming ...

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JAN 31, 2015 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Former FDA chief calls J&J misleading on Risperdal

Former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler said Friday in Philadelphia that Johnson & Johnson officials were "at best" misleading when they told the FDA in 2005 that there was no correlation between the drug Risperdal and higher levels of breast growth in adolescent boys.

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JAN 30, 2015 - MSNBC

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FDA Approves ADHD Drug to Treat Binge Eating

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of an attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug to treat binge eating.

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JAN 30, 2015 - Washington Times

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FDA approves ADHD drug for binge-eating disorder

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health regulators have approved an attention deficit disorder drug for a new use: A first-of-its kind treatment for binge-eating disorder. The Food and Drug Administration first approved Vyvanse as a once-a-day pill for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in 2007. On Friday the agency cleared the drug ...

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