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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday! Hope everyone had a lovely, restful Thanksgiving. And here’s your periodic (and I’m sure very appreciated and not at all tiresome) reminder not to… Read More »

National Milk Day: From Stronger Bones to Weight Loss, Here Are the Health Benefits of Cow Milk

Milk (Photo Credits: Picabay) National Milk Day is celebrated on November 26 every year on the occasion of the birthday of Dr Varghese Kurien, the father of the White Revolution.  The day holds a lot of importance as Varghese Kurien was born in the year 1921 in Kozhikode, Kerala. Kurien is also known as ‘Milkman… Read More »

Initiatives help to reduce radiation exposure from imaging exams

National campaigns encouraging the more judicious use of radiological studies are having an impact in reducing Americans’ medical radiation doses. That’s the findings of a new report from the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, which was released this week. The results indicate the effectiveness of national initiatives—in particular, The Image Gently and Image… Read More »

FDA flags Dollar Tree for selling over-the-counter drugs from companies with ‘serious violations’

People walk by a Dollar Tree store on December 11, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dollar Tree stocked over-the-counter drugs produced by Chinese companies with “a pattern of serious violations” of federal law on good manufacturing practices, the Food and Drug Administration… Read More »