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2013-06-11 23:00:52

Therapure Biopharma Inc., a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) of biotherapeutics, is pleased to announce the company will participate as a subcontractor for DynPort Vaccine

Tainted Steroid Injections From Tennessee Compounding Pharmacy
2013-05-25 06:08:26

Federal and state health officials are warning health care providers against using anti-inflammatory steroid injections from Main Street Family Pharmacy in Newbern, Tennessee after seven patients developed abscesses following treatment with the substance.

Sunscreen SPF Ratings Lure Consumers Into False Sense Of Security
2013-05-20 11:08:16

It’s that time of year again when millions of Americans begin flocking to beaches looking for some fun in the sun and perhaps a natural tan. For some, this requires a stop off at the local store to stock up on all their sunbathing needs.

2013-04-18 21:41:31

Dietary supplements accounted for more than half the Class 1 drugs recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 2004-12, meaning they contained substances that could cause serious health problems or even death.

Baby Food Companies Being Sued For Lead Levels
2013-04-08 18:36:10

An environmental group has leveled a lawsuit against a group of baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to put warning labels on products sold in California.

Report Finds Energy Drinks Responsible For Elevated Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
2013-03-22 07:15:22

A new report has found evidence that caffeine-enriched energy drinks can raise systolic blood pressure, the top number in a BP reading, and also raise a patients risk of irregular heartbeat.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.