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Field Of Sexual Medicine Tightly Intertwined With Pharmaceutical Industry

How do you measure sexual desire? If you’re a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire.

08/21/2015

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FDA: Cyclospora Outbreaks Linked To Mexican Cilantro

The Texas Department of State Health Services is among the state and federal agencies that have identified Mexican cilantro as the cause of a cyclospora outbreak.

CBSDFW.COM–07/27/2015

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Popular Morning Sickness Drug: Helpful Or Harmful?

For decades, the anti-nausea drug, Zofran has been used to fight morning sickness. But, the FDA does not approve the drug for that use.

07/23/2015

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Blue Bell Outlines Actions In Response To FDA Reports

Blue Bell Creameries has provided the FDA a detailed list of corrective actions currently underway in response to the agency’s inspection reports at its production facilities.

06/10/2015

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FDA Documents Show Early Problems At Blue Bell Plants

Newly released documents show some early evidence of problems at Blue Bell Creameries’ plants in Texas and Oklahoma.

05/22/2015

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FDA Considers Changing Ban To Allow Some Gay Men To Give Blood

The FDA announced Tuesday that they’re considering making a change to a blood ban that’s been in place for 30 years. The FDA is proposing easing up on the regulation that prohibits gay and bisexual men from ever donating blood during their lives.

CBSDFW.COM–05/12/2015

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Lawmakers Vote To Ban E-cigarette Sales To Minors

E-cigarettes would be off-limits for Texas minors to purchase under a proposal that has cleared both chambers of the Texas Legislature.

05/12/2015

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FDA Unaware Of Listeria In Blue Bell Plant Before Outbreak

Federal health officials said Friday that they were never told of repeated findings of listeria at a Blue Bell Creameries facility before an outbreak linked to the ice cream turned deadly.

05/08/2015

“Marijuana Oil” Bill OK’d By Texas Senate – But It’s Not What You Think

The Texas Senate approved a limited medical marijuana bill Thursday, authorizing the sale of Cannabidiol oil (CBD), which is used to help control seizures associated with intractable epilepsy.

05/07/2015

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POLL: Do You Still Trust Blue Bell?

Listeria bacteria was found in Blue Bell ice cream’s Oklahoma plant as far back as March 2013, according to test results Thursday by the government.

05/07/2015

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Listeria Found In Blue Bell Ice Cream Plant In 2013

Listeria bacteria was found in Blue Bell ice cream’s Oklahoma plant as far back as March 2013. That’s according to test results released Thursday by the government.

05/07/2015

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Diet Pepsi Drops Aspartame Amid Fears

Pepsi said that it is dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback, and replacing it with sucralose, the sweetener commonly known as Splenda.

04/24/2015

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