Daily Archives: August 27, 2012

Childhood poisonings from new detergent packets on the rise

The New York Times “Well” blog reports, “Childhood poisonings from a new type of detergent packet have soared in recent weeks, experts say, with the total climbing to more than 1,200 this week from about 200 in late May.”

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Watchdog group warns of heart valve risk related to new diet pill

Reuters reports now that FDA has approved Arena Pharmaceuticals’ diet pill lorcaserin, the watchdog group Public Citizen has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to reject the experimental drug, citing concerns that it could pose a risk to heart … Continue reading

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