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Michael Foods Widens Egg Recall

Michael Foods is recalling eggs in brine sold in 10- and 25-pound pails for institutional use in 34 states, including Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2012

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Perrigo Files For Generic Astepro Nasal Spray, Patent Lawsuit

Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) announced that it has filed with the United States Food and Drug Administration an Abbreviated New Drug Application for azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray (0.15%) and has notified Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc., the owner of the New Drug Application of its filing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2012

FDA Warns Of Possible Medication Mix Up

The recall involves certain bottles of the headache medicine Excedrin, NoDoz, Bufferin and Gas-X.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2012

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FDA Debates Over-The-Counter Morning-After Pill For Young Teens

The government is considering whether it’s OK for young teenagers to buy emergency contraception without a prescription.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2011

President Obama To Order FDA To Help Reduce Drug Shortages

A potential drug shortage has patients and doctors worried about properly caring for their patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

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FDA Phases Out Over The Counter Inhaler

Asthma patients who rely on over-the-counter inhalers will need to switch to prescription-only alternatives as part of the federal government’s latest attempt to protect the Earth’s atmosphere.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

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FDA Issues Graphic Cigarette Labels

In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the FDA released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011

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Caraco Stockholders Approve Merger With Parent Sun Pharma

Detroit-based Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Inc. will shortly cease operation as a publicly traded company.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

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FDA Calls For Stricter Standards For Sunscreen

Henry Ford Hospital dermatologist Dr. Henry Lim says the government has issued stricter standards for using the term “broad spectrum.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2011

New Treatment For Those With Hepatitis C

The Food and Drug Administration has approved another new treatment for the chronic liver disorder known as Hepatitis C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2011

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