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Gay men say rule against donating blood ‘an unnecessary double standard’

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. – All through high school, college and his first years of teaching, Paul Hindemith donated blood about four times a year.

When he announced he was gay at age 26, though, his life as a donor came to an abrupt halt.

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Powerful cow antibiotic often misused by farmers

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers, the key component in the top-selling drug line of Zoetis, the world’s largest animal health company.
But the strength of the antibiotic ceftiofur — and the frequency…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FDA proposes tighter rules on antibacterial soaps

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Makers of antibacterial hand soaps and body washes would have to demonstrate that their products are safe and more effective than soap and water in preventing infection and the spread of bacteria, under a rule proposed by U.S. regulators on Monday.
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FDA proposes tighter rules on antibacterial soaps

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Makers of antibacterial hand soaps and body washes would have to demonstrate that their products are safe and more effective than soap and water in preventing infection and the spread of bacteria, under a rule proposed by U.S. regulators on Monday.
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FDA proposes tighter rules on antibacterial aoaps

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Makers of antibacterial hand soaps and body washes would have to demonstrate that their products are safe and more effective than soap and water in preventing infection and the spread of bacteria, under a rule proposed by U.S. regulators on Monday.
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FDA proposes tighter rules on antibacterial aoaps

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Makers of antibacterial hand soaps and body washes would have to demonstrate that their products are safe and more effective than soap and water in preventing infection and the spread of bacteria, under a rule proposed by U.S. regulators on Monday.
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FDA clears first new weight-loss pill in 13 years

June 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical’s anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. Continue Reading

AG Jackley: SD won’t hand over execution drug to FDA

April 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota will work with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to alleviate concerns over the state’s batch of a lethal injection drug but has no plans to turn over the drug. Continue Reading

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FDA to Review Inhalable Caffeine

February 19, 2012 in WDAZ

BOSTON (AP) U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.
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FDA to investigate if inhalable caffeine is safe for consumers

February 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement. Continue Reading