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Plan B more accessible to American Indian women

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The federal Indian Health Service has finalized a policy that makes emergency contraception more accessible to American Indian and Alaska Native women.
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FDA tests its power, while there's time

...first appeared in The Sacramento Bee:Using power granted in 2009 when Democrats controlled Congress, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced it was banning the sale of four brands of cigarettes marketed by tobacco giant R...
My Turn: GMO labeling is justified for more than just salmon

Rep. Don Young wants the federal government to require labeling of genetically modified fish sold anywhere in the U.S. But how does he feel about other genetically modified foods? Apparently, he believes it's a states' rights issue.
Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces safety barrier in Japan

ATSUGI, Japan - Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her.
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Roes for New Year's

Caviar, once upon a holiday past, meant a tin of Caspian sturgeon roe nestled in ice with a mother-of-pearl spoon, accompanied by Champagne.
Fukushima radiation not found in Alaska seafood

ANCHORAGE - Alaska health officials say testing of Alaska seafood revealed no radiation contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was damaged by a tsunami in 2011.
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

Juneau resident Todd Mace picked up electronic cigarette use about a year ago as a healthier option while he tried to kick a decade-long cigarette habit.
Sitka processor recalls 2 years' worth of product

...recall covers all vacuum-packed smoked fish produced by Big Blue Fisheries for the last two years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall last week.Mike Keating, with Big Blue, says his company cooperated with state and...
40 AGs urge tight regulation of e-cigarettes

BOSTON - Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products...
Dead orca had high levels of poison

ANCHORAGE - A killer whale that was stranded and died last summer outside Cordova was carrying high levels of industrial poisons in its body, offering yet more evidence that pollutants produced thousands of miles away continue to accumulate at the top of Alaska's marine food chain.


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