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Weight-loss supplements contain dangerous stimulants years after being prohibited

Some sports and weight-loss supplements still contain experimental stimulant drugs that were prohibited years ago by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a new study. The study, published Oct. 22 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, analyzed 12 brands of sports and weight-loss supplements, looking for four potentially dangerous stimulant drugs that have popped up… Read More »

Colorado mom says 5-year-old died 17 days after rare cancer diagnosis: 'Our boy was stolen from us'

5-year-old boy dies after 17 days with rare cancer Luke Morin from Denver was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a form of brain tumor found in children. There is no cure for DIPG and no form of treatment available. Luke’s family is now hoping to raise awareness and funds for better research. At… Read More »

FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue

Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP Ever heard of these food additives? Synthetically-derived benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl… Read More »