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Health Professionals Warn Travelers About Meth-Laced Soda

Health Professionals Warn Travelers About Meth-Laced Soda

Methamphetamine-laced 7Up reportedly caused at least one death and sent several others to the hospital in an area of northern Mexico. The incident has prompted warnings by health professional in the U.S. to travelers. Authorities in... 
Factory Orders in U.S. Drop 3.3% During July

Factory Orders in U.S. Drop 3.3% During July

Orders in U.S. factories plunged by 3.3% during July, after being pulled down by a steep fall in demand for civilian aircraft. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Commerce said that orders in U.S. factories were down 3.3% during July,... 
Novartis Names New CEO

Novartis Names New CEO

CEO Jim Jimenez at Novartis is stepping down February 1 and handing over the reins to the Switzerland-based pharmaceutical giant to Vas Narasimhan the company’s chief of drug development. He will be tasked with the fate of $50 billion... 
In-N-Out Burger Suing Smashburger for Infringement

In-N-Out Burger Suing Smashburger for Infringement

Out west a burger battle has officially started and things might get messy. On August 28, a trademark infringement lawsuit was filed by In-N-Out Burger against one of its rivals Smashburger, reported the Orange County Register. In... 
White Supremacist Website Daily Stormer Told By GoDaddy to Leave

White Supremacist Website Daily Stormer Told By GoDaddy to Leave

Daily Stormer the controversial white supremacist website must find a new domain provider after it was given the boot by GoDaddy. The company through a tweet said that it had informed Daily Stormer that they must move their domain... 
Bill Ackman Making Comeback With ADP in His Sights

Bill Ackman Making Comeback With ADP in His Sights

Bill Ackman the embattled activist investor has started his comeback, but it does not appear he picked a target that will be easy. Automatic Data Processing, the outsourcer that handles payroll checks for more than 26 million workers... 
Pfizer Misses on Revenue After Fall in Demand for Prevnar

Pfizer Misses on Revenue After Fall in Demand for Prevnar

Pfizer Inc. posted quarterly revenue that missed estimates on Wall Street Tuesday, hurt from the drop in demand for Prevnar its blockbuster vaccine for pneumonia, along with other older drugs. Prevnar sales were down by 8.2% ending... 
FDA Will Delay Nutrition Fact Label Reformation

FDA Will Delay Nutrition Fact Label Reformation

The United States Food and Drug Administration announced, on Wednesday, plans to delay the implementation of the final ruling over Nutrition Fact labels on food and dietary supplements, a process which had originally been finalized... 
Bristol Myers Squibb Announces Collaboration with Novartis To Evaluate Combination Therapy for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Bristol Myers Squibb Announces Collaboration with Novartis To Evaluate Combination Therapy for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

On Monday, the Bristol-Myers-Squibb pharmaceuticals company announced the start of its clinical research collaboration with industry contemporary Novartis in order to investigate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the Opdivo... 
FDA Approves Merck-Pfizer Partnered Urothelial Carcinoma Immunotherapy Drug

FDA Approves Merck-Pfizer Partnered Urothelial Carcinoma Immunotherapy Drug

Just yesterday, Merck and Pfizer confirmed that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to their partnered drug: a fully-human anti-programmed cell death ligand-1 (anti-PD-L1) monoclonal antibody... 
Do You Have the Genetic “Night Owl” Variant?

Do You Have the Genetic “Night Owl” Variant?

Do you struggle falling asleep—and wonder why you have so much more trouble than other people? Maybe you are a night owl; and not that proverbial image of a person who simply never sleeps, but an actual, genetic night owl. Researchers... 
Is High-Intensity Interval Training The Best Anti-Aging Tool We Have Today?

Is High-Intensity Interval Training The Best Anti-Aging Tool We Have Today?

Everyone is looking for a fountain of youth; and many believe it is the kind of thing you find at the end of the rainbow. That is, of course, until you realize that the end of the rainbow is a few mile run away. New studies confirm... 
Old Muscular Dystrophy Drug Gets New Price (and Harsh Criticism to Boot)

Old Muscular Dystrophy Drug Gets New Price (and Harsh Criticism to Boot)

Drug regulators in the United States have finally approved an old drug that has never been available in America for the treatment of a rare disease known to afflict only about 15,000 Americans, annually. Before now, this drug—known... 
Roche’s New Cancer Drug Tecentriq Is Giving Bristol-Myers Squbb A Run For its Money

Roche’s New Cancer Drug Tecentriq Is Giving Bristol-Myers Squbb A Run For its Money

Bristol-Myers Squibb said, on Thursday, that Roche’s new cancer drug, Tecentriq is nabbing up some market share from its second-line non-small-cell lung cancer I/O drug Opdivo. And this has forced the company to cut its 2017... 
Could Fecal Transplants Treat Autism?

Could Fecal Transplants Treat Autism?

It is not something that you probably want to talk about but fecal transplants are really making a name for themselves. As we learn more about microbiome (in the body and of this planet), we continue to better understand the beneficial... 
Government Recommendation for Folic Acid Supplementation Determined On Point

Government Recommendation for Folic Acid Supplementation Determined On Point

The United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) firs recommended that women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should take folic acid, back in 2009. The statement recommends that these women should take a daily... 
Have Health Researchers Identified a New Organ?

Have Health Researchers Identified a New Organ?

Scientists are always making new discoveries; that’s what they do. Over the past couple years, for example, we have come to learn so much more about the ever expanding universe. Indeed, scientists have discovered enumerable exoplanets... 
Customer Reports Rubber Product in H-E-B Baby Food Products; Incites Recall

Customer Reports Rubber Product in H-E-B Baby Food Products; Incites Recall

A Texas-based baby food company has just issued a precautionary recall over the entire H-E-B Baby Food 2-pk of 4-oz line of cups after one customer reported their discovery of a small piece of rubber in one of the products. Of course,... 
Is there A Link Between Nutrition and Childhood Asthma?

Is there A Link Between Nutrition and Childhood Asthma?

A lot of research has gone into something called “food deserts.” These are urban areas where it is not easy to find food that is both high-quality and affordable. Among the most recent studies, though, researchers have found that... 
Study Warns Foster Children At Higher Risk for Various Health Problems

Study Warns Foster Children At Higher Risk for Various Health Problems

The latest data suggests that as many as one in five children suffers from some form of a mental disorder (in any given year). Overall, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that this equates to approximately 17... 
Can A Roller Coaster Help You Pass A Kidney Stone?

Can A Roller Coaster Help You Pass A Kidney Stone?

Passing a kidney stone is not very much fun. Or, rather, it didn’t used to be; but a new study suggests that a method for passing kidney stones could be about as easy as a walk in the park. Actually, its more like a day at the...