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10-Point Expert: 21st Century Cures Act

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The most important healthcare bill to pass in 2016 that has flown completely under the radar!  

 

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The FDA Proposes New Sodium Guidelines

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The FDA asks the food industry, “why so salty brah?”  

 

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The FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion Pill for Easier Access

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This could easily be considered one of the biggest policy decisions on the topic of abortion access in decades!

 

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Lawmakers Drink Raw Milk and Get Sick Because… It’s Raw Milk

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West Virginia recently passed a measure that lifts the ban of unpasteurized milk and in celebration, many lawmakers chugged a tall glass of raw milk. Now they’re sick. Fun fact, the FDA states that raw milk can contain dangerous microorganisms that poses serious health risks, hence why most state governments prohibit distribution of raw milk even with pressure from the dairy industry to lax restrictions. So that stomach ache lawmakers feel right now, well that’s just freedom!  

 

Video Credit: Moha Arar’s YouTube Page

 

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The FDA’s New Calorie Label Guidelines for Eating Establishments

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Finally, the shame of eating a Big Mac, fries, 10-piece chicken nuggets, two holiday pies, and a large Coke in one sitting can be put into some sort of quantifiable number. If that’s not progress, than I don’t know what is!

 

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