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7 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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U.S. Sues Gerber Over Health Claims In Baby Formula Ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is suing baby food maker Gerber, owned by Nestle SA, alleging it advertised that its Good Start Gentle formula would reduce the risk of a baby developing allergies despite having no proof for the claim. The Federal Trade Commission, which filed the lawsuit on Wednesday, said Gerber put stickers on the baby food which ...

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India May Ban E-Cigarettes

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters. The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff regulation of e-cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, in the latest bid to control ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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FDA panel backs Daiichi's blood thinner

A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 9-1 in favor of approving Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co's blood thinner for use in some patients with atrial fibrillation.

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OCT 30, 2014 - Huffington Post

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FDA Approves Meningitis B Vaccine

By: Megan Gannon Published: 10/29/2014 05:06 PM EDT on LiveScience The first vaccine designed to prevent a common type of bacterial meningitis has been approved for use in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it has approved Trumenba, which is made by a subsidiary of Pfizer called Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. The vaccine is intended ...

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OCT 30, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. sues Gerber over health claims in baby formula ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is suing baby food maker Gerber, owned by Nestle SA, alleging it advertised that its Good Start Gentle formula would reduce the risk of a baby developing allergies despite having no proof for the claim. The Federal Trade Commission, which filed the lawsuit on Wednesday, said Gerber put stickers on the baby food which ...

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