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Move over vegan, keto, South Beach, Atkins, etc. — make room for the “fertility diet.” (CNN)
Investors have turned bullish on the fertility business. (CNBC)
Another booming business: Voice analysis for gaining insights into the human mind and behavior — and profit, of course. (The Verge)
The latest from the food-safety recall front: Butterball ground turkey, possibly contaminated with Salmonella. (ABC News)
Anti-vaxxers have been around as long as vaccines, as this brief historical review shows. (Newsweek)
A New York judge sided with school and public health officials, upholding a ban on unvaccinated children’s school attendance during a measles outbreak. (Washington Post)
“Five Feet Apart,” a tearjerker about gorgeous teens with cystic fibrosis, gets a mixed review from Variety.
A hidden source of drug reactions: “inert/inactive” ingredients (lactose, gluten, food dyes) that, in some individuals, are anything but. (NBC News)
Purdue Pharma, the drug company at the center of the opioid epidemic, announced that its investigational opioid overdose antidote received a fast-track designation from the FDA.
If you’re a clinical trial investigator, you might be interested in a new FDA guidance on patient safety and monitoring.
Emergency department staff take note: ClearMate, a device to treat carbon monoxide poisoning by increasing patients’ respiration rate, won FDA approval Thursday.
The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS has members again, 15 months after President Trump sacked them all. The body still lacks a director, however. (Washington Blade)
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon is still questioning the CVS-Aetna merger and has ordered a hearing next month. (Reuters)
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