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3rd potential carcinogen found in popular blood-pressure medicine – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A third potential cancer-causing contaminant has been found in a widely used blood-pressure medicine, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) signage is seen through a bus stop at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Silver Spring, Md., on the FDA grounds.… Read More »

Global Health: Marburg Virus, Related to Ebola, Is Found in Bats in West Africa

The Marburg virus, a deadly cousin of Ebola, has been isolated in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time it has been found in West Africa. Five bats caught in three health districts tested positive for the virus, according to two teams of scientists. One was led by the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »