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Google Working On Pill That Seeks Cancer

Google is working on a cancer detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. The pill looks for malignant cells and reports findings to a sensor.

10/29/2014

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Viagra Ads Begin Targeting Women

The maker of the world’s top-selling erectile dysfunction drug will begin airing the first Viagra commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition.

09/30/2014

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Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller Epidemic

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

09/24/2014

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Spoonfuls Can Lead To Medicine Errors

The song says that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that this kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous mistakes.

07/14/2014

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DFW Doctor Says Meditation Helps Weight Loss

Dr. Fabrizio Manzini believes that weight loss may be more about self-help than sacrifice, and says that science is starting to support the ‘meditation as medicine’ philosophy.

05/13/2014

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UK Scientists Slam Flu Drug In Ongoing Debate

British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.

04/10/2014

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Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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FDA Chief Defends New Painkiller As Criticism Intensifies

Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug’s approval.

03/13/2014

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Pharmacy Mistakes: What You Can Do To Save Your Life

The CBS 11 I-Team has been digging into the mistakes made every year at your neighborhood pharmacies. After a recent investigation pharmacists reached out to the I-Team to explain some things and to tell patients the one thing they can do to help save their life.

CBS 11–02/28/2014

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Study: Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked To Childhood ADHD

If you don’t recognize the name acetaminophen it’s the active ingredient listed on the back of every bottle of Tylenol and it is the drug most commonly used by pregnant women. A new study may have some women thinking twice about taking the medication.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2014

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Frisco Principal Resigns Amid Theft Charges

A Frisco elementary school principal resigned this week after Frisco Police charged him with theft on school campus.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

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Mistakes With Your Medicine

Before you pop another pill from the pharmacy, stop and compare the description on the insert to the medication you’ve been given. This simple step could save your life!

01/30/2014

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