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Doug Brown and his brother Roger, right, operate Slopeside Syrup in Richmond, Vt. They're challenging a proposed federal label that would say maple syrup has "added sugar." John Dillon/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb tweeted Tuesday that he is ready to implement a right-to-try law "in a way that achieves Congress' intent to promote access and protect patients." Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Food and Drug Administration approves more than 99 percent of applications for compassionate use of experimental medicines. But supporters of a right-to-try law want a more direct approach. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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E-Liquid (right) with labeling that resembles kid-friendly candy (left). FDA/Flickr hide caption

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Federal Government Sends Warning To Vaping Companies

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The Bridge, a medical device worn behind the ear, delivers electronic pulses to ease the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Maria Fabrizio for NPR hide caption

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Questions Raised About Study Of Device To Ease Opioid Withdrawal

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Eggs from Rose Acre Farms, one of the largest suppliers in the U.S., have been recalled after investigators linked them to a number of salmonella-related illnesses. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Toddler milks are more expensive and generally less nutritious than milk, says a researcher. Arian Melchor Manzanero Pool /Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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New treatments for migraines could change how physicians treat patients with the debilitating headaches. Photographer is my life/Getty Images hide caption

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Philip Morris' iQOS device heats tobacco but stops short of burning it, an approach the company says reduces exposure to tar and other toxic byproducts of burning cigarettes. Philip Morris via AP hide caption

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FDA Panel Gives Qualified Support To Claims For 'Safer' Smoking Device

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Vapor from e-cigarettes contains toxins, although fewer than conventional cigarettes. mauro_grigollo/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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E-Cigarettes Likely Encourage Kids To Try Tobacco But May Help Adults Quit

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Food and Drug Administration commissioner, told Kaiser Health News the incentives intended to spur development of drugs for rare diseases deserve a fresh look. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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