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1 year 4 months ago

Senate approves tougher abortion pill rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana clinics that provide only abortion drugs would face tougher requirements and doctors would have to perform ultrasound examinations on women seeking those drugs under a bill approved by the state Senate. Senators voted 33-16 on Tuesday in favor of the proposal that opponents have assailed as...

3 years 9 months ago

Drug disposal program set for Saturday

On Saturday, September 25, the Drug Enforcement Agency is coordinating a one-day Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. This is a nationwide event and will provide an opportunity for the public to dispose of medications. The event will happen from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The DEA will provide the...

3 years 10 months ago

FDA may pull diet pill over heart attack risk

Federal health scientists are considering pulling Abbott Laboratories' diet pill Meridia off the market, based on data that it increases heart attack and stroke. The Food and Drug Administration has posted its safety review of Meridia online, ahead of a meeting where outside experts will weigh in on the...

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