The most popular over-the-counter decongestant doesn't work, FDA panel finds

Sep 13, 2023
It replaced a decongestant that's a precursor to methamphetamine.
U.S. consumers bought bought nearly three hundred million packages of over the counter oral decongestants last year, according to the FDA.
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There's a reason to lose sleep over mislabeled melatonin gummies

Apr 27, 2023
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at 25 melatonin gummies and found that some contained much more melatonin than advertised, or none at all.
According to a recent study, melatonin gummies may have different doses than the packaging says.
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Global pharma industry weighs Russian operations

Mar 21, 2022
Drugmakers have pulled some nonlifesaving products, hesitating to punish ordinary Russians by withdrawing vital treatments.
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Cancer death rates have fallen 27 percent

Jan 9, 2019
Oncology experts say advances in cancer drugs have played a major role.
Cathy Bradley says many cancer patients stay at work because they need the health insurance their employer provides.
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How did we end up with health insurance being tied to our jobs?

Jun 28, 2017
It started with a national wage cap during WWII.
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