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Drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson closed a manufacturing plant in Fort Washington recently, while its subsidiary, McNeil, pleaded guilty to a criminal count in federal court. The plea was the result of metal particles being found in children's liquid medicine that was manufactured by the McNeil Consumer Healthcare plant in Montgomery County. McNeil agreed to [...]

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Mindfulness exercise training has been proven to be therapeutic in various aspects of health. It can improve cognitive function, reduce stress, and ease distress, anxiety and depression(1,2). But did you know? It can also have an impact on your blood sugar levels, especially for individuals who struggle with type 2 diabetes. Key to the management of diabetes, [...]

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Many commercial antiperspirants – deodorants that inhibit the production of sweat by blocking the sweat-producing glands in your armpits – have come under fire recently for their possibly carcinogenic effects. While there is some controversy about these effects – some studies claim that a conclusive relationship between breast cancer and underarm antiperspirants can't be proven, [...]

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