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Charity Navigator Awards American Humane Coveted Fourth Star for its Philanthropic Work to Help Animals

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Charity Navigator, the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities, awarded a coveted fourth star – its highest rating – to American Humane, the country's…
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on manufacturer announcement to halt Essure sales in the U.S.; agency’s continued commitment to postmarket review of Essure and keeping women informed

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration was notified by Bayer that the Essure permanent birth control device will no longer be sold or…
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FDA approves first targeted treatment for patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia who have a certain genetic mutation

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration today approved Tibsovo (ivosidenib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia…
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on agency’s efforts to encourage the development of and broaden access to generic versions of opioid analgesics that are formulated to deter abuse

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the ways that the Food and Drug Administration is working to address the opioid epidemic is by encouraging the development…
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Lockheed Martin Pledges to Create 8,000 New Opportunities for Skilled Workers; Invest $5 Million in Vocational and Trade Programs

BETHESDA, Md., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn A. Hewson pledged that the company will create 8,000 new apprenticeship opportunities and…
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Statement from FDA warning about significant health risks of contaminated illegal synthetic cannabinoid products that are being encountered by FDA

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration has become aware of reports of severe illnesses and deaths resulting from the use of synthetic cannabinoid…
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