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  • Ready to Quit Smoking?

    Ready to Quit Smoking?
    It's one instance where quitting isn't the easy way out. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Zyban: In Monday's Health section, an article on quitting smoking said that the smoking-cessation medication Zyban might act by blocking the brain chemicals...
  • Blood pressure drugs need to match the situation

    Blood pressure drugs need to match the situation
    For some people, lifestyle measures are enough to keep blood pressure under control. But they're not enough for everyone. For one thing, "many patients are not willing to change their lifestyle," says Dr. Peter Rudd, professor of medicine emeritus at the...
  • Moles' split personality

    Moles' split personality
    We've long been told to keep an eye on our moles lest they progress to melanoma, a form of skin cancer that's treatable if caught early, deadly if not. But not all moles are equal -- some are risky; others can be safely left alone. The biological roots of...
  • H1N1 Now a Pandemic

    H1N1 Now a Pandemic
    On the Medical Watch -- swine flu is a pandemic ... but what does that mean for you. The World Health Organization says updating the status will speed a vaccine to the public. For the first time in 41 years health officials utter the word pandemic ......
  • Protein Sciences Corp. In Meriden Gets Federal OK To Begin Clinical Trials Of Swine Flu Vaccine

    Protein Sciences Corp. In Meriden Gets Federal OK To Begin Clinical Trials Of Swine Flu Vaccine
    Protein Sciences Corp. said Thursday that it has received federal approval to conduct clinical trials of its H1N1 swine flu vaccine, an essential step in the drug approval process. Chief Executive Dan Adams said the company has been cleared by the Food...
  • FDA approves swine flu vaccine

     
    The Food and Drug Administration this morning approved the pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine from four different manufacturers, clearing the way for the vaccine to be administered as soon as enough of it is available. The approval was announced to Congress....
  • Swine flu continues slow climb on college campuses

     
    Influenza-like illnesses on college campuses, generally assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, grew slightly during the week ending Nov. 6, with 8,951 new cases reported -- an increase of 1% from the previous week. There were 15 hospitalizations...
  • Swine flu activity continues to be low as WHO defends actions

     
    Activity of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus continues to ebb in the United States, with no states reporting widespread flu activity in the week ending Jan. 23 and only five states reporting regional activity. Hospitalization rates have leveled off, and....
  • Be careful which Maalox you pick up, FDA says

     
    The packages say Maalox Advanced and Maalox Total Relief, and consumers might justifiably think that they are simply two versions of the same product. But they are not, and mix-ups have resulted in at least five reports of serious adverse......
  • FDA: Questions of protocol, conflict

     
    by Andrew Zajac The Obama Administration has made increased transparency a priority, and few government agencies are in greater need of it than the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA's recent handling of conflict of interest allegations against the...
  • Drugs in pre-diabetics do little to slow progression to diabetes or to heart disease, study finds

     
    A combination of drugs that researchers hoped would delay progression to diabetes and/or heart disease in people with impaired glucose tolerance provided little benefit, researchers reported Sunday at an Atlanta meeting of the American College of...
  • Gerber to Add Jobs

    FREMONT, Mich. (AP) Gerber Products Co. will invest $75 million over 10 years and create 200 jobs at its West Michigan headquarters. The investment was announced Wednesday by the company and state and local officials. Gerber employs 1,100 people in the...