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FDA Investigating Safety of E-Cigs

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September 4, 2013
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The FDA is testing e-products touted as "healthier alternatives" to smoking to determine what kind of regulation is necessary.


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Peter Huber: Onerous FDA Bureaucracy Holds Back Science

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New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Clinical Study of Minimally Invasive Device for Treatment of Reflux Disease

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Blood Cell Therapy Developed for Wounds That Won't Heal

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Reuters (July 9, 2013) — An Israeli biotech company which uses donors' white blood cells to help cure chronic wounds is claiming substantial success in treating hard-to-heal lesions and hope to receive FDA approval by 2017.
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