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How Well Does A Drug Work? Look Beyond The Fine Print
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Antidepressant use nationally fell by 31 percent among adolescents between 2000 and 2010. Suicide attempts increased by almost 22 percent. JustinLing/Flickr hide caption

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Warnings Against Antidepressants For Teens May Have Backfired
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A customer shops for produce at the Hunger Mountain Co-op in April 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. More than a dozen food cooperatives supported the bill that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes
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FDA Advisers Vote Against Approving New Opioid Painkiller
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Morphine and oxycodone (the active ingredient in Oxycontin) are strong narcotic pain relievers on their own. Moxduo, a drug now up for FDA approval, would combine morphine and oxycodone in a single capsule. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval
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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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