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FDA extends EpiPen expiry date to combat shortage 3:42pm EDT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday extended the expiration date of specific lots of Mylan NV's EpiPen allergy injectors by four months to mitigate the shortage of the life-saving treatment.

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Brand-name combo pills may cost more than getting drugs separately

(Reuters Health) - Brand-name medicines that combine multiple drugs into a single pill may be more expensive than buying each drug separately, a U.S. study suggests.

3:03pm EDT

Consumer baby monitors may get vital signs wrong

(Reuters Health) - Two popular monitors that promise to keep parents informed about their babies' vital signs scored poorly in a test comparing them with actual hospital quality monitors, researchers say.

1:11pm EDT

China's Changchun mayor resigns after vaccine scandal: state media

BEIJING The mayor of the Chinese city of Changchun resigned on Tuesday, state media reported, after a safety scandal at Changchun-based vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology sparked widespread consumer anger.

1:18am EDT

More U.S. stores likely sell cigarettes to minors than reported

(Reuters Health) - More retailers may be selling cigarettes to minors than government estimates have suggested, a new study finds.

Aug 20 2018