Deregulation effort could slice rules for frozen cherry pies

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push, with officials preparing to get rid of the decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies. ...

US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday halted sales of a type of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic conditions in women, following years of patients' reports of injuries and complication...

Nebraska's tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Year after year, Nebraska's conservative lawmakers have rejected measures calling for limited and highly regulated medical marijuana. They're poised to do it aga...

Q&A: Trendy CBD rocks retail world, but does it work?

There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements. With mainstream retailers Wal...

Boeing, American Airlines stumble while Cerner jump

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Boeing Co., down $5.48 to $369.04 The plane maker's deliveries tumbled in the first qu...

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___ Trump team and China resume uphill effort to end trade rift WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is resuming negotiations with China toward ending a trade...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 1 Los Angeles Times on the fatal shooting of 33-year-old Grammy-nominat...

US investigates seizure risk with electronic cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. The Food and Drug Adm...

Forget kibbles: US sales of fresh pet food are soaring

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Online companies are delivering pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw...

US regulators plan hearing on growing use of CBD in products

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators are planning a public hearing to collect more information on CBD in cosmetics, foods and other products as the cannabis compound spreads in popularity. ...

Emails show FDA worry with growers after romaine outbreaks

NEW YORK (AP) — After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry's water testing "fail...

Hawaii weighs nation's first statewide ban on e-cig flavors

HONOLULU (AP) — The first state to limit tobacco and electronic cigarette sales to people 21 and older is contemplating a new nicotine crackdown: outlawing flavored electronic cigarette liquids and fl...

Georgia joins effort to fund menstrual products in schools

ATLANTA (AP) — Every weekday at a middle school near Atlanta, a half-dozen or so students visit the school nurse to get sanitary pads. Their reasons vary: Their mothers don't provide...

US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in a multi-decade debate about their health effect...

FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are taking another look at the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate. At a two-day meeting that starts Monday,...