Archive: 12/9/2009

WHO: Smoking kills 5 million every year

(AP) -- Tobacco use kills at least 5 million people every year, a figure that could rise if countries don't take stronger measures to combat smoking, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

Dec 09, 2009
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GAO: FDA yet to make safety changes post-Vioxx

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration still hasn't restructured its staff to better monitor drug safety, more than three years after experts recommended key changes in the wake of the Vioxx scandal.

Dec 09, 2009
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