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Biden details ‘moonshot’ plan to end cancer on 60th anniversary of...

President Joe Biden called to "end cancer as we know it and cure cancers once and for all" Monday on the 60th anniversary of one of former President John F. Kennedy's most famous speeches.

FDA warns against feeding infants Mother’s Touch Formula over nutrient concerns

Federal regulators are warning parents and caregivers against feeding infants Mother's Touch Formula as it has not been tested to ensure it meets nutrient requirements.

State to sponsor online ‘Live On Utah’ course to share suicide...

The Utah Department of Health and Human Services has announced an online suicide prevention course to help citizens intervene when they see a mental health crisis in progress.

CDC investigating possible E. coli link to Wendy’s lettuce

Public health officials said romaine lettuce on sandwiches at Wendy's restaurants in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania may be responsible for an outbreak of E. coli.

Virus ‘monkeypox’ to get new name

Fearing that some people might think a disease called monkeypox is a joke or only affects animals, the World Health Organization has decided to rename the virus that is causing global suffering and now tops 14,100 U.S. cases.

CDC announces overhaul after COVID-19 response failed ‘expectations’

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced plans Wednesday to overhaul the agency after reviews found it fell short in its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and responded too slowly to the monkeypox outbreak.

Consumer alert: FDA study warns of tainted dietary supplements in U.S....

Washington, D.C., July 26, 2022 (UPI) -- Food and Drug Administration warning letters do little to stem the flow of hazardous dietary supplements tainted...

Monkeypox: WHO declares global health emergency

The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a global health emergency Saturday amid a spike in cases in recent months.

FDA finds toxic arsenic, cadmium, lead in many baby foods

The Food and Drug Administration found significant levels of toxic heavy metals in the U.S. food supply during its ongoing monitoring efforts, the agency said in a new report. And baby foods were among the most contaminated for arsenic and lead.

FDA: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine effective in children under 5

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday said the Pfizer-BioNTech three-dose COVID-19 vaccine appears effective in preventing illness in children under 5 years of age.