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FDA Panel Backs Previously Rejected Diet Pill

A once rejected diet pill won an endorsement from advisers. The drug could become the first new anti-obesity medication in the U.S. in over a decade.

02/23/2012

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Weight Loss Doctor Looks At Controversial Diet Pill

The FDA is taking a second look at a weight loss drug that had once been rejected. A local weight loss doctor explains why he is excited about the pill.

02/22/2012

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FDA To Give Controversial Diet Drug Another Look

It has been 13 years since the FDA approved a prescription diet pill. But on Wednesday, it takes a second look at a drug called Qnexa.

02/21/2012

FDA To Review New Weight Loss Drugs

The first of a trio of new weight loss drugs gets officially unveiled this week, carrying hope of success where others failed — safely delivering significant weight loss. With U.S. obesity rates nearing 35 percent […]

07/12/2010