An FDA advisory panel voted to increase controls on painkillers containing hydrocodone, such as this generic version of Vicodin. Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press hide caption

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To Fight Addiction, FDA Advisers Endorse Limits On Vicodin
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Carolyn Tuft and her daughter Kirsten (seen here in 2005) were the victims of a shooting at a Salt Lake City mall in 2007. Kirsten was one of five bystanders killed, and Carolyn was left in severe pain. Courtesy of Carolyn Tuft hide caption

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Painkiller Paradox: Feds Struggle To Control Drugs That Help And Harm
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The fall armyworm, a corn pest, is now also a vaccine factory. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Wake-Up Call: FDA Pushes Drugmakers To Weaken Sleeping Pills
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Farmworkers like these in California picking produce may soon be required by the FDA to take more precautions against spreading foodborne illness. Heather Craig/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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FDA Releases Rules To Strengthen Safety Of Food Supply
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Cameron Harris, who has had Type 1 diabetes since he was 8 years old, explains the ins and outs of using glucagon for blood sugar lows. Harris hosts a video podcast series called "In Range" on YouTube. Harwood Podcast Network/YouTube hide caption

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Social Media Help Diabetes Patients (And Drugmakers) Connect
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New England Compounding Center co-owner Barry Cadden went to Capitol Hill for a congressional hearing Wednesday on the fungal meningitis outbreak. Choosing to take the Fifth Amendment, Cadden did not testify. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Lawmakers Clash With FDA Over Meningitis Outbreak
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A Framingham police officer keeps watch as federal agents search the New England Compounding Center company in Framingham, Mass., on October 16. Dominick Reuter/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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FDA Weighs Federal Standard To Limit Exposure To Arsenic In Rice
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