Allison Aubrey

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Eating too much salt is making Americans sick. Even a 12% reduction can save lives

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The FDA has issued new targets to reduce the amount of salt that manufacturers put in their foods. It could prevent thousands of cases of cardiovascular disease.

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The FDA authorizes e-cigarettes for the first time, citing benefits for smokers

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The FDA gave permission for the sale of a brand of e-cigarettes — saying the product can help adult quit smoking. At the same time, it rejected many flavored products which are popular with teens.

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FDA gives its 1st authorization for e-cigarettes

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The FDA has authorized the marketing of a line of e-cigarettes made by the R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company. The tobacco-flavored products can help adults quit smoking regular tobacco cigarettes.

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It is expected to be a big week regarding vaccination booster news

Monday, October 11, 2021

The FDA will review booster data from Moderna and J&J. A preview of what to expect from the FDA this week, and how vaccines are still holding up despite waning immunity.

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Diet soda may prompt food cravings, especially in women and people with obesity

Thursday, October 07, 2021

New research adds to growing concern over zero-calorie drinks. Consuming artificial sweeteners may confuse our body, leading to increased hunger and weight gain.

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What we know about COVID-19 vaccines for children and long haul COVID

Monday, October 04, 2021

The COVID surge is ebbing though deaths remain high. Meanwhile, the FDA has set a date to review data on vaccines for kids under 12 and the NIH has launched long-hauler study.

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Latest Data On COVID-19 Infections Show Cases Are Dropping

Monday, September 27, 2021

New COVID-19 cases dropped by 20% over the last two weeks. There's optimism this downward trend could continue. At the same time, millions of Americans are eligible for a Pfizer booster shot.

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CDC Advisers Deliberate Over The Need For A Pfizer COVID Vaccine Booster

Thursday, September 23, 2021

An independent advisory committee of the CDC is evaluating the need for a Pfizer booster dose — meeting one day after the FDA granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose in certain adults.

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A Pfizer Booster Is Authorized For People 65+ Or At High-Risk For COVID

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration gave the OK for a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster for anyone 65 or older or at high risk for severe disease. People whose work puts them at risk will also be eligible.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe And Effective For Kids Ages 5-11, Pfizer Says

Monday, September 20, 2021

A smaller dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11, according to data the company released Monday. The data will now go before the FDA and CDC for review.

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Biden's Original Booster Strategy Has Slowed

Monday, September 20, 2021

The U.S. is averaging about 140,000 new cases of coronavirus per day and about 1,500 people are dying each day from the virus. Amid this surge, the Biden administration's booster strategy is in flux.

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The FDA Will Take More Time To Determine If Benefits Of Juul Products Outweigh Harm

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The FDA has ruled on which e-cigarette products can remain on the market and which must be taken off, but deferred action on products made by Juul, which accounts for 40% of the e-cigarette market.

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The FDA Considers The Benefit Of Vaping For Adults, Over The Risk Of Teen Addiction

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The FDA will rule on applications from e-cigarette makers who want to stay on the market. Advocates who sued the agency say products that contain flavors and high levels of nicotine should be banned.

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A Study Says 9/11 First Responders Survive Cancers At Higher Rates. Why?

Monday, September 06, 2021

Because of toxins linked to Ground Zero, first responders have higher rates of certain cancers. A study says that group is more likely to survive the cancers, perhaps because of the care they receive.

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The FDA Is Looking At The Benefits Of Booster Shots And Vaccinating Kids Under Age 12

Friday, September 03, 2021

The Biden administration's COVID booster plan for the general population is supposed to start soon, but the FDA still wants to review its safety — and whether kids under 12 should be vaccinated.

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COVID Vaccinations Are On The Rise Again, Says White House

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Due to more mandates around the U.S., White House COVID advisors say first-time vaccination rates are now on the rise after a slowdown this summer. Millions of unvaccinated children are now in school.

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COVID-19 Deaths And Hospitalizations Continue To Rise In The U.S.

Monday, August 30, 2021

Vaccines remain the best way to protect against serious illness. A week after the FDA gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, it's not known if that's nudging more people to get the shot.

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Accelerated By The Delta Variant, New COVID-19 Cases Are Rising

Monday, August 23, 2021

The current COVID-19 surge shows few signs of abating. New coronavirus cases keep rising as hospitals remain crowded and even overrun.

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The U.S. Will Offer COVID-19 Booster Shots Beginning In September

Thursday, August 19, 2021

A third shot will be offered to all adults vaccinated with Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, even though those vaccines still offer high protection against the delta variant.

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Some Americans Could Be Getting Booster Shots In September

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The Biden administration is expected to outline a booster strategy. Pending a review by the FDA and a panel of CDC advisors, the third dose could be offered as soon as Sept. 20.

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