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FDA warns against honey pacifiers after Texas infants hospitalized with ‘rare’ illness

The FDA issued the warning after receiving reports of four infants in Texas hospitalized with botulism. (iStock) Parents, be warned: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning caregivers to not give honey to babies under one year of age, as four infants in Texas were recently hospitalized after using pacifiers that contained the… Read More »

‘Deaths of despair’: Life expectancy is falling in the U.S. and researcher warns it could happen here

TORONTO — A paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests life expectancy in Canada could be threatened by the same factors that are causing it to fall in the United States. “There are some signs which are pointing in the same direction,” said Juergen Rehm of Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health,… Read More »