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What's really in 'natural' thyroid supplements? Excessive iodine and maybe some cow thyroid
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More on Zohydro's lack of abuse-deterrent technology
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Another benefit for the Mediterranean Diet -- it may mitigate the risk of stroke seen with a particular genotype.
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Ricin is deadly, but it's not an effective Weapon of Mass Destruction on the order of Anthrax. Bioterrorism experts say the main exposure via letters in Washington, D.C., would be to the skin, which shouldn't cause serious illness.
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The old antidepressant Paxil is dressed up for menopause
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial questions FDA decision on the new hydrocodone-only painkiller Zohydro:
The agency approves a drug that appears to be easy to abuse just one day after recommending tighter controls on narcotics.
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  This Group or Anyone; MD'S included, HAVE NOT the Legal Right nor Moral Right, to W/hold a Painkiller When Alcohol & Cigarettes ( 2 of the worst chemicals  one could ingest ) Legally. The Term Hypocrite/Double Standard, Quickly Enter into Mind.
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Just two days after it recommended making Vicodin a Schedule II narcotic, the FDA approved an extended-release painkiller, Zohydro, which is made of pure hydrocodone and lacks any form of abuse-deterrent technology.
Zohydro ER packs up to 10 times more narcotic than Vicodin, and the FDA’s own staff has warned of an increased abuse risk.
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FDA blocks non-abuse-deterrent OxyContin generics on patent expiration date; but original Opana generics are still out there:
The FDA has issued new labeling information for OxyContin -- on the same day the patent on the original formulation expired, thus blocking potential generic versions that do not have abuse-deterrent p...
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