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Lawyers Gear Up for Soda Suit

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Read this fascinating New York Times article, "Lines are Drawn for Big Suit Over Sodas." It was bound to happen. In fact, I’ve been expecting it. About half a dozen lawyers — including Stephen Gardner, staff lawyer for the Center for Science in the Public Interest and veterans of successful tobacco litigation — plan to […]

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FDA Warns People That Several Glucose Meters Can Give Misleading Readings

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The Food and Drug Administration is warning people that one of several glucose meters made by Abbott Diabetes Care can give misleading readings. And, in some instances, mistaken readings have resulted in diabetics’ blood sugar levels becoming dangerously high, the FDA said in a statement issued Wednesday. The misleading readings occur when meters are accidentally […]

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Ethics in Blogging Survey

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Right before and after launching this SUGAR SHOCK! Blog in early June, I’ve become impassioned and incredibly curious about this mode of communicating and informing folks via daily Internet posts. A blog such as this one is a living, breathing (so to speak) Internet entity that far surpasses the capabilities of my websites, such as […]