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February 4, 2016

 

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Zika Virus Epidemic Sparks Hoosier Concern

With the World Health Organization declaring the Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency on Feb. 1, Hoosiers are concerned about the possible spread of the virus.

December 22, 2015

 

Although individual blood centers are not required to follow the new FDA rule, Indiana Blood Center is supportive of the change.

Indiana Blood Center To Accept New FDA Blood Donation Policy

The FDA has lifted the lifetime ban on men who have had sex with men, and now recommends a 12-month deferral since the last sexual contact with another man.

November 18, 2015

 

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FDA Introduces New Produce Safety Regulations

New produce safety rules could mean significant changes for Indiana farmers.

March 27, 2015

 

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New Hopes, Concerns Surface With Passage Of ‘Right To Try’

A bill giving terminally ill Hoosiers access to potentially life-saving drugs became law this week, but some doctors say the costs could outweigh the benefits.

March 24, 2015

 

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Governor Signs ‘Right To Try’ Legislation

The bill opens the door for terminally ill patients to try drugs that haven't received the FDA's final stamp of approval.

April 24, 2014

 

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How Proposed FDA Regulations On E-Cigarettes Affect Indiana

The State Department of Health says the FDA's regulations could protect residents in Indiana where cigarette companies often test their products.

March 28, 2014

 

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FDA Restricts Antibiotics In Animals For Growth

The FDA announced new regulations in December restricting antibiotics in animals for growth purposes. The drug companies announced this week they will comply.

December 13, 2013

 

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FDA Wants To Reduce Growth Hormones In Livestock

Purdue professor says growth hormones in livestock do not contribute to "superbugs" in humans.

November 11, 2013

 

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Proposed FDA Ban on Trans Fat Would Affect Local Bakeries

Bakeries in Bloomington say if the FDA bans trans-fat it would affect how they make their products.

November 7, 2013

 

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All Chain Restaurant Menus Will Include Calorie Counts

A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.

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