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FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes, cites teen use 'epidemic'

FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes, cites teen use 'epidemic' While e-cigarettes were first marketed to help adults quit smoking combustible cigarettes, they have now become a gateway to nicotine for teenagers. Under Wednesday's announcement, the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers will have 60 days to produce plans to stop underage use of their products. [Full Article...]

Unhappy With a Future Ruled by Pharma, Hospitals Are Making Drugs Themselves

Unhappy With a Future Ruled by Pharma, Hospitals Are Making Drugs Themselves The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will also work in consultation with Civica Rx to address its particular needs. But Civica Rx will produce these drugs as a not-for-profit business. We witness, on a daily basis, how shortages of essential generic medications or egregious cost increases for those same drugs affect our patients. "This endeavor demonstrates the need for collaboration t... [Full Article...]

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in NE province

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in NE province China identified a new outbreak of African swine fever in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Wednesday. On Sunday, following confirmation of the sixth outbreak, China imposed a ban on transporting pigs and pork products from provinces which have reported outbreaks of ASF. [Full Article...]

Richard Sackler granted patent for addiction treatment

Richard Sackler granted patent for addiction treatment A $3.4 million grant to help a non-profit company develop a less expensive opioid overdose antidote was announced by Purdue Pharma, which makes the opioid painkiller OxyContin. The Sackler family, which controls Purdue, was personally named in a lawsuit in June in which the MA attorney general accused them of a "deadly, deceptive scheme to sell opioids". [Full Article...]

Matt Hancock: technology is key to making the best NHS

Matt Hancock: technology is key to making the best NHS We are proposing to increase the NHS budget by £20bn a year, to guarantee the NHS for the long term. The funding would support GDEs in acute, mental health, community and ambulance trusts in England, with the hope that these would inspire others to innovate and produce services of a similar standard. [Full Article...]

Organ donation in North Devon and Torridge

Organ donation in North Devon and Torridge Children on the heart transplant list wait an average of 70 days for organs to become available, compared to 29 days for adults. . Hearts and lungs need to be matched by size because of the limited space inside a child's chest. "People need to tell their family they want to save lives through organ donation". "You can't explain how much that means to us, to know a part of our Jack is continuin... [Full Article...]

There's probably no point taking probiotics, study claims

There's probably no point taking probiotics, study claims Probiotic supplements are very popular with American consumers. While we often think of bacteria and yeast as harmful, many of these microorganisms are crucial to the way our bodies work. "Contrary to the current dogma that probiotics are harmless and benefit everyone, these results reveal a new potential adverse side effect of probiotic use with antibiotics that might even bring long-term consequ... [Full Article...]

Study finds airport security trays contains more viruses than toilets

Study finds airport security trays contains more viruses than toilets These included a plastic toy in the children's playground , hand-carried luggage trays at the security screening area, the buttons of the payment terminal at the pharmacy, the handrails of stairs, and the passenger side of the desk and divider glass at the passport control points. [Full Article...]


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