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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Infants' Tylenol That's Too Hard To Use

A newly designed bottle and syringe that were supposed to make it easier to give a baby the right dose of Tylenol have drawn complaints from parents. The system is too difficult to use.
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Questions About Bird Flu Research Swirl Around Private WHO Meeting

A small group has gathered at the World Health Organization in Geneva to discuss a controversy over experiments that generated genetically altered viruses. After the meeting, which ends Friday, the WHO will announce what happened behind closed doors.
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Weight-Loss Drugs Face High Hurdles At FDA

The Food and Drug Administration will take a second look at a weight-loss drug it rejected in 2010. The decision to review Qnexa comes as the agency is rethinking how it judges weight-loss drugs. Though obesity is at epidemic levels, the FDA hasn't approved any new weight-loss medicines since 1999.
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Doctors 'Disgruntled' And Frustrated By Looming Medicare Cuts

The good news for doctors: a nearly 28 percent cut in Medicare reimbursements likely won't take effect March 1. The bad news: the deal isn't permanent and a cut could be about 32 percent next year. That's leaving doctors who treat medicare patients in a continued state of uncertainty.
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Birth Control: Latest Collision Between Individual Conscience And Society

The current controversy over insurance coverage of contraceptives is the latest chapter in the long and often bitter history of conflicts between the right to follow one's conscience and the demands of society.

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