Food and Drug Administration

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Illinois Group Says Food Recalls Are On The Rise

Contaminated food makes 48 million Americans sick every year and costs over $77 billion in aggregated economic costs.

12/17/2012

Health-2

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

5-hour Energy 200

Local Dietician Warns Of Energy Drink Linked To Five Deaths

One of the dead, a 14-year-old-girl, drank two 24 ounce cans of Monster within 24 hours and died of cardiac arrhythmia.

10/25/2012

Medicine

SLU Researchers Test New Pneumonia Vaccine

The previous vaccine protected against illnesses such as meningitis and blood stream infections caused by pneumonia but not pneumonia itself.

10/16/2012

prescription-drugs

Cancer Doctor Sentenced to Two Years Probation

A St. Louis County cancer doctor has been sentenced to probation for two years, fined $25,000 and ordered to pay $1 million for misbranded prescription drugs

05/25/2012

Makena

St. Louis Pharmaceutical Slashes Price Following Outcry

KV Pharmaceutical is dropping the cost from $1,500 dollars to $690 dollars for a weekly injection of the premature birth drug Makena.

04/02/2011

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