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Millions of vaccine doses to be burned

Posted: 07/01/2010 - About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million will be written off as trash.

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Georgia offers health tips by text for mothers

Posted: 06/29/2010 - The Georgia Department of Community Health is offering pregnant women and new mothers a chance to receive weekly text messages with health tips for pregnancy and raising infants.

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Cheney in hospital for tests

Posted: 06/25/2010 - Former Vice President Dick Cheney is hospitalized in Washington, D.C., for more tests after going to his doctors because of discomfort.

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CDC has contraception advice for some ill women

Posted: 05/28/2010 - U.S. health officials have for the first time released contraception safety guidelines for more than 1 million women who have had weight-loss surgery or have certain medical conditions.

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Feds probing homemade skin cream link to mercury

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Federal officials are investigating cases of possible mercury exposure linked to a homemade cream from Mexico that claims to lighten the skin, fade freckles and age spots, and treat acne.

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Nurses in Minn., Calif. set strike dates

Posted: 05/28/2010 - Thousands of nurses in Minnesota and California say they'll stage a one-day walkout next month if they don't reach contract agreements with hospitals.

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Tainted Sprouts

Posted: 05/21/2010 - Alfalfa sprouts recalled after 23 sickened

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E. coli outbreak sickens 19 in 3 states

Posted: 05/07/2010 - An E. coli outbreak linked to tainted lettuce has sickened at least 19 people in Ohio, New York and Michigan, including students on at least two college campuses, prompting a recall throughout much of the country.

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America's favorite birth control method turns 50

Posted: 05/07/2010 - America's favorite form of birth control - the pill - celebrates its 50th birthday on Sunday. It was May 9, 1960, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced approval of the first oral contraceptive.

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FDA Finds Bacteria in Recalled Tylenol

Posted: 05/04/2010 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says ingredients used in some of the 40 varieties of children's cold medicines recalled last week were contaminated with bacteria.

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Pfizer to purchase Brazil drug company

Posted: 04/30/2010 - A leading business newspaper in Brazil says U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. is negotiating to buy a generic drug manufacturer in Brazil.

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