Avandia stays on the market - The drug Avandia, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline for the treatment of diabetes, should stay on the market after US federal-health experts voted last Wednesday on the matter.
Over a century ago, research by epidemiologist, William Farr, indicated that the institution of marriage was good for health, suggesting that unmarried people succumb to diseases more readily than their married counterparts.
Fumes from cleaning agents, air fresheners, insecticides and paint can make home an unsafe environment. Dust, furniture made of pressed wood, carpets and refrigerant also release pollutants that can make indoor air quality toxic.
Eat less meat, more veggies. Sounds familiar? The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) new food guidelines, released recently for public comment, take aim at salt and fat to battle the obesity epidemic.