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Sun, Oct 20th, 2019
Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Syrian mission-accomplished moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours that had eluded the world for years and...

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song.

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just before trial

Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation's opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday.

MCK : 152.26 (+1.16%)
CAH : 51.54 (+0.64%)
J&J recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found in bottle

Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.

JNJ : 127.70 (-6.22%)
Foamix Receives FDA Approval of AMZEEQ™ Topical Minocycline Treatment for Millions of Moderate to Severe Acne Sufferers

REHOVOT, Israel and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: FOMX) ("Foamix" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced...

FOMX : 3.16 (-2.54%)
ESSA Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

VANCOUVER and HOUSTON, TX , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA Pharma Inc. (" ESSA " or the " Company ") (TSX-V: EPI, NASDAQ: EPIX), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing novel...

EPIX : 3.88 (+8.23%)
EPI.VN : 4.940 (+6.24%)
Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

Drugmaker Sanofi is recalling its over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in the U.S. and Canada because of possible contamination.

California invalidates 1,400 pharmacist license test scores

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California authorities have invalidated test scores of 1,400 pharmacists because more than 100 questions from the state licensing exam were leaked online.

InMed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the BIO Investor Forum

VANCOUVER , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("InMed" or the "Company") (TSX:IN; OTCQX:IMLFF), a biopharmaceutical company developing a proprietary biosynthesis manufacturing...

IMLFF : 0.2200 (+4.46%)
IN.TO : 0.27 (+3.85%)
Aetna Announces the 2019 Voices of Health Competition Winners

HARTFORD, Conn. , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today announced the winners of the 2019 Voices of Health competition, a celebration of grassroots non-profit...

CVS : 66.16 (-0.51%)
Sanofi to conduct precautionary voluntary recall of Zantac OTC in U.S. and Canada

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As a precautionary measure, Sanofi will conduct a voluntary recall of Zantac OTC (over-the-counter) in the U.S. and Canada . This recall is being...

SNY : 46.17 (-0.71%)
Changes to Moberg Pharma's Management Team

STOCKHOLM , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Moberg Pharma AB (OMX: MOB)  implements changes in the management team where Mark Beveridge , VP Finance, reassumes responsibility for...

MBGRF : 7.5500 (+4.14%)
Nplate® (romiplostim) Now Approved For Earlier Use In Adults With Immune Thrombocytopenia

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen's Supplemental Biologics License Application...

AMGN : 202.72 (-0.41%)
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. To Voluntarily Recall A Single Lot Of Johnson's Baby Powder In The United States

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Out of an abundance of caution, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall in the United States...

JNJ : 127.70 (-6.22%)
Nu.Q(TM) Vet Pre-Analytical Data to be Presented at the Veterinary Cancer Society Annual Conference in Houston, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- VolitionRx Limited (NYSE AMERICAN: VNRX) ("Volition") today announced that Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles DVM, DACVIM, Associate Professor and Dr. Fred...

VNRX : 5.68 (+4.60%)
Regeneron Announces Upcoming Investor Conference Presentations

REGN : 300.19 (-0.46%)
Youngevity International, Inc. Announces Timing of Regular Monthly Dividend for October 2019 for Series "D" Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock

SAN DIEGO , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Youngevity International, Inc.  (NASDAQ: YGYI), a leading multi-channel lifestyle company, today announced the timing for the payment of its declared...

YGYIP : 24.38 (-0.04%)
YGYI : 4.68 (-4.49%)
Canopy Growth Launches 27th Retail Banner Location: Welcome Tokyo Smoke - Brandon, Manitoba

SMITHS FALLS, ON , Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to launch its 27 th retail location and introduce...

CGC : 20.21 (-2.65%)
WEED.TO : 26.57 (-2.71%)
Rigel Receives Positive Trend Vote from CHMP for Fostamatinib Disodium Hexahydrate for Adult Patients with Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in Europe

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European...

RIGL : 1.63 (+2.19%)

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