May 27, 2010 The Food and Drug Administration claims the pharmaceutical giant used a contractor to buy up supplies of the painkiller, under orders not to use the word "recall" to stores.
May 26, 2010 A House hearing on problems with children's medicines could shed light on quality issues at the company.
May 25, 2010 Key senator raises questions about the Food and Drug Administration's ability to oversee drug safety in the wake of this month's recall of kids' medicines.
May 25, 2010 A new long-term study should ease parents' concerns about giving kids too many vaccines too soon
Aminat Makebo (left) grieves the death of her granddaughter at a medical center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in Kuyera, Ethiopia, Sept. 2008.
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May 24, 2010 A new study shows that there are 10 percent fewer kids dying worldwide before the age of five than previously thought. The findings contradict recent UNICEF estimates.
They may be chock full of nutrients, but sprouts have a long history of bacterial contamination, too.
May 24, 2010 Growing conditions for alfalfa, radish, and bean sprouts are also ideal for bacteria, making them particularly good carriers of foodborne illness.
Lithium button batteries are a growing source of injuries to children.
May 24, 2010 In just a few hours, the current from batteries commonly found in remote controls can cause serious tissue damage in the throat.
The water looks good, but is it safe?
May 21, 2010 Inspectors closed 12 percent of swimming pools after they were found to have violated health codes, says a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
May 19, 2010 Researchers find autistic children were just as likely to have a family with two married parents as kids who weren't autistic.
May 19, 2010 Growth in children's use of prescription medicines outpaced increases for all other age groups last year, a new report says.
May 18, 2010 Kids with a range of psychological conditions make less money when they hit adulthood, research shows.
Michelle Obama tours a Philadelphia supermarket in March while stumping for healthier eating.
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May 18, 2010 The food industry is pledging to work with First Lady Michelle Obama to reduce obesity in America by decreasing calories and portions of their products.
May 14, 2010 A long, federally funded study suggests that early high-quality child care can help academic performance and behavior of kids as they get older.
May 12, 2010 Scientists find that a mother's words can reduce a child's stress as much as a hug.
Are you allergic to these?
May 11, 2010 Even the medical experts have a hard time agreeing on how to test for food allergies.
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