The proposed Nutrition Facts label (right) has a few subtle differences from the current label, including bolder calorie counts and added sugar information. Food and Drug Administration hide caption

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First Look: The FDA's Nutrition Label Gets A Makeover

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Up till now, all babies have had two genetic parents. That could soon change. Klöpper & Eisenschmidt GbR/iStockphoto hide caption

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Scientists Question Safety Of Genetically Altering Human Eggs

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Blair Roberts, a 22-year-old sales associate at Colorado E-Smokes, "vapes" with an electronic cigarette in the Aurora, Colo., store. In the absence of federal rules, Colorado is among states that considered its own age requirements for the nicotine-delivery devices. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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The prescription painkiller sold under the brand-name Vicodin contains hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen. To reduce the risk of liver damage, the Food and Drug Administration is moving to limit the amount of acetaminophen allowed in prescription medicines. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Dietary supplements are generally defined as vitamins, minerals, herbs and extracts. They're regulated as a unique category of food by the Food and Drug Administration. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Flemming Ornskov, CEO of Shire, says the company's offer for ViroPharma is part of a broader push into orphan drugs. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Hydrocodone, sold as Vicodin and other brand names, may face tighter restrictions on prescribing and use. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Jerky treats for dogs and cats have been linked to pet illnesses and deaths. But it's still unclear what is causing the problems. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The FDA is expected to determine whether e-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco products later this month. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Melissa Block's Coverage Of The E-cigarette Industry

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Drug overdose deaths have more than tripled in the U.S. since 1990. Opioid painkillers like OxyContin are the cause of three-quarters of those deaths. Toby Talbot/Associated Press hide caption

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Joe Buley owns Screamin' Ridge Farm in Montpelier, Vt. He says the FDA's new food safety rules threaten the viability of small New England farm operations like his. Here, Buley harvests cucumbers. Emily Corwin hide caption

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Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules

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Acetaminophen has been added to the list of over-the-counter painkillers that can cause rare but deadly skin reactions. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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