Bad bug: The bacterium Clostridium difficile kills 14,000 people in the United States each year. Janice Carr/CDC/dapd hide caption

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These funny mustachioed fish are at the center of a farm bill fight in the House and Senate. Sasha Radosavljevic/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Microscopic bugs called cheese mites are responsible for giving Mimolette its distinctive rind and flavor. Chris Waits/via Flickr hide caption

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Tiny Mites Spark Big Battle Over Imports Of French Cheese

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U.S. District Judge Korman of New York is steamed about the administration's handling of the Plan B One-Step morning-after pill. AP hide caption

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The Plan B One-Step morning-after pill will now be available to women as young as 15 without a prescription. AP hide caption

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FDA OKs Prescription-Free Plan B Pill For Women 15 And Up

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Plan B is one of two emergency contraceptives available in the U.S. UPI/Landov hide caption

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Popular Workout Booster Draws Safety Scrutiny

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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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