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Drug Makers Battle Health Warning Rule For Generics

WASHINGTON _ Companies that make generic drugs, the medications most Americans buy, are fighting to kill a proposed federal regulation that would require them for the first time to warn patients of all the known health risks of each drug they sell. The proposed rule change by the Food and Drug Administration “would be nothing […]

February 17, 2014

U.S. Study Finds Pesticide May Raise Risk Of Alzheimer’s

Washington (AFP) – People with Alzheimer’s disease may have higher levels of a chemical left behind by the pesticide DDT than healthy elderly people, suggested a U.S. study out Monday. The pesticide, DDT, was phased out in the United States in 1972, but is still used elsewhere in the world and global health authorities consider […]

January 27, 2014

Recent Accidents Increase Pressure For New, Safer Energy Sources

In recent years, the main debate surrounding energy sources has focused on economic and, to some extent, environmental factors. But the existing methods of energy production and transportation also pose grave health risks to humans — a fact shown by recent disasters that could add more urgency to the development of safer energy sources. Nuclear […]

September 12, 2011