Egg Farm at Root of Salmonella Crisis Had Rodents
Thirty-five people who ate eggs traced back to the farm have been sickened since November, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the cases were in New York and Virginia.
FDA Approves First Non-Opioid for Withdrawal
The FDA found the drug to be safe and effective in easing symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, and an overall feeling of sickness that often keep patients from withdrawing from opioids.
Ebola Deaths Hit 27 in Congo, Vaccinations Start
The vaccine remains experimental but seems effective. It was developed during the world’s worst Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014-2016, which claimed 11,300 lives.
FDA Takes Action Against Teething Products, Makers
The FDA previously warned consumers about the risks of benzocaine, which includes a risk of developing a disease known as methemoglobinemia, which can raise the levels of methemoglobin in the blood while dangerously lowering blood oxygen levels.
Banned from Soap, Is Triclosan in Your Toothpaste?
Triclosan, an antibacterial and antimicrobial chemical, has been used in personal care products and as a pesticide for decades. Scientists in recent years have stepped up their research into its potential health risks. The findings have been mixed.
Lawsuits Alleging Roundup Causes Cancer To Advance
While the decision means the lawsuits can move forward, the judge noted that it could be a “daunting challenge” to convince him to allow a jury to hear testimony that glyphosate was responsible for individual cancer cases, the AP reported.