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FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue

Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP Ever heard of these food additives? Synthetically-derived benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl… Read More »

Osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures: Advocacy groups and medical device maker spin misleading message

In case you ever wondered, October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. In preparation, two advocacy groups — the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Bone Health Alliance — have joined forces with Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device maker, to raise awareness about what they consider to be an “under-diagnosed” problem: vertebral compression fractures (VCF) from… Read More »