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Woman Claims Cyclospora Infection; Sues Olive Garden In Addison

A woman claiming she was infected by cyclospora, a rare type of parasite that causes symptoms such as diarrhea, weight loss and nausea, is taking legal action.

08/04/2013

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FDA Defining What “Gluten Free” Means On Packages

Consumers are going to know exactly what they’re getting when they buy foods labeled “gluten free.” The Food and Drug Administration is defining what the “gluten free” label really means.

08/02/2013

Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling Trois Comtois Morbier cheese in the Mid Atlantic, Southwest, Northern California, Southern Pacific and Midwest regions. (credit: Annie Potasznik)

Whole Foods Market Recalls French Cheese

Whole Foods Market is recalling a brand of cheese due to a possible risk of Listeria contamination.

08/01/2013

A cancer patient rubs her head before trying on a wig. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

Hair loss is one of chemotherapy’s most noticeable and despised side effects. Now U.S. researchers are about to put an experimental hair-preserving treatment to a rigorous test.

07/22/2013

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I-Team: Online Prescription Drugs May Be More Than You Bargained For

Rat poison. Talcum powder. Highway paint. These are just some of the ingredients investigators say you could be ingesting if you are buying your medications on line.

CBS 11–06/26/2013

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Company Recalls Pet Food Products Over Salmonella Concerns

Health concerns about Salmonella contamination has resulted in one pet food maker recalling a number of different products.

CBSDFW.COM–06/19/2013

Debate Swirls Over Morning-After Pill Ruling

In a matter of weeks, the so called ‘morning-after pill’ will be made available to anyone with the money to buy it—including very young girls.

04/06/2013

A cigarette sits in an ashtray. (FILE)

FDA Says Longer Use Of Nicotine Gum Is OK

The FDA says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended in a move to help millions of Americans kick the habit.

04/01/2013

Prescription drug bottles at a pharmacy. (credit: AP)

Court: Can Drug Companies Pay To Delay Generics?

Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.

03/24/2013

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Fighting Gravity With A Facelift

No matter how many shots, fillers and serums we use, the laws of gravity still win. The only real way to lift the skin on your face and neck is a facelift.

03/04/2013

A man puffs on an electronic cigarette. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

CDC: Electronic Cigarettes Gaining Awareness, Use

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.

02/28/2013

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Approves New Targeted Breast Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

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