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St. Louis Specialist Applauds FDA Recommendation on Tylenol

The Food and Drug Administration wants to limit the amount of acetaminophen or Tylenol in combination pills due to severe liver damage concerns.

01/16/2014

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Springfield, Ill. Researcher Awaits FDA Approval For Hearing Loss Drug

Dr. Kathleen Campbell imagines a time when someone is exposed to hearing loss and can then go to the pharmacy to purchase a drug that would cure or eliminate it.

10/21/2013

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Mo. Looks at Other States’ Death Penalty Methods

Gov. Jay Nixon halted Allen Nicklasson’s Oct. 23 execution following doctor protests along with threats from the anti-death penalty European Union to limit the drug’s export.

10/16/2013

FDA Examines Menthol Cigarettes, With Possible Ban In Sight

FDA: Menthol Cigarettes Likely Pose Health Risk

The Food and Drug Administration says menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater health risk than regular cigarettes.

07/23/2013

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FDA Approves New Cataract Lens

For the first time a new cataract lens will provide astigmatism correction and improve uncorrected vision at the same time.

05/29/2013

FDA To Weigh In On Improved Sleeping Pill

Experts say this new pill, called Suvorexant, could become an important product for those with sleep issues.

04/15/2013

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FDA Expands Approval of Prostate Cancer Drug

The typical patient taking Zytiga survived five months longer than the patient taking a fake pill, or placebo.

12/11/2012

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Man Gets 2 Years in Prison for Cancer Drug Scheme

The drugs were not the versions approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

08/24/2012

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Warning on Korean Molluscan Shellfish

Food and Drug Administration recommends getting rid of them.

05/21/2012

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FDA Takes Steps to Protect Children from Radiation Overexposure

A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.

05/10/2012

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