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FDA: 17 Dietary Supplement Sellers Warned To Stop Sale Of Illegal, 'Misbranded' Alzheimer's TreatmentsAmericans spend billions of dollars on dietary supplements that promise to treat, or stave off incurable memory destroying diseases like Azheimer's and dementia, but dozens of those products are being sold and marketed illegally, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Facebook Screens Posts For Suicide Risk, And Health Experts Have ConcernsA pair of public health experts has called for Menlo Park-based Facebook to be more transparent in the way it screens posts for suicide risk and to follow certain ethical guidelines,
FDA Questions Juul, Altria Commitment To Combat Teen VapingThe head of the FDA questions whether Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help reverse the boom in underage vaping.
Stanford Study: Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors FollowedJuul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday.
Santa Rosa Recycling Sorters Getting Stabbed By Improperly Disposed Hypodermic NeedlesSanta Rosa’s Recology Center has a syringe problem. Hypodermic needles are being improperly placed in recycling sources at alarming levels which puts workers at serious risk.
SF State Senator Introduces Bill Limiting Genitalia Surgery On Intersex ChildrenA new California proposal would bar doctors from performing surgery on children born with genitals that don't fit a single gender unless it's medically necessary or the child consents.