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FDA warns Amazon, other vendors about sale of skin tag removal products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to three companies, including Amazon, for selling unapproved products for removing moles and skin tags. No over-the-counter medications have

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Medical sterilizing facilities face growing scrutiny due to toxic gas concerns

Southern California air regulators are investigating several facilities that sterilize medical equipment with a carcinogenic gas after preliminary monitoring confirmed their emissions may pose an elevated cancer risk to people

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Study shows 2 million life-years lost and $21 billion in lost earnings annually due to smoking-associated deaths

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) reports nearly 123,000 cancer deaths, or close to 30 percent of all cancer deaths, were from cigarette smoking

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What is vasculitis? What to know about disorder that ‘knocked out’ Ashton Kutcher’s vision

Ashton Kutcher has revealed he was diagnosed with vasculitis, saying there was a time he was unsure if he would ever be able to see, hear or walk again. In

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Consumer health: Enjoy the summer sun safely

August is Summer Sun Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about protecting yourself and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation

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Adjunctive acupuncture may speed relief from pain of renal colic

Jian-Feng Tu, Ph.D., from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, and colleagues conducted a randomized controlled trial in an emergency department in China between March and September 2020 involving patients with

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PSA screening tied to lower risk of prostate cancer mortality

Michael V. Sherer, M.D., from the University of California in San Diego, and colleagues compared outcomes after PSA screening among non-Hispanic Black and non-Hispanic White men. Analysis included 45,834 U.S.

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