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Parents are leading petition drives to get the Food and Drug Administration to put promising, but still experimental, drugs on the fast track while their children are suffering from terrible diseases.
Men have Viagra, but what do women have? Two women talk about a clinical trial at George Washington University for Sprout Pharmaceutical's little pink pill, called Flibanserin.
Data show that acetaminophen is linked to more deaths than any other over-the-counter pain reliever. During the last decade, more than 1,500 Americans died after accidentally taking too acetaminophen, one of the nation's most popular pain relievers. ProPublica takes an in-depth look at the dangers and what the Food and Drug Administration has long known about the risks.
It sounds like a Third World problem: Hospitals are rationing, bartering and hoarding critical nutrients that premature infants need to survive. But it's a problem that's happening in the Washington area and in other major cities across the country.
With the sun beating down in this extreme heat, it's important for you -- and your kids -- to wear sunscreen. But what sunscreen is effective and safe for both you and the environment?
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