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KIND Fruit + Nut bars on display Fun and Fit as a Family in Miami  (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images For SOBEWFF)

Kind Bars To Adjust Labeling After Complaint By FDA

The makers of Kind bars said Tuesday that they will be adjusting the labeling language with their products, after complaints from the Food and Drug Administration that the bars are mislabeled as being healthy.

04/14/2015

Some medical experts say the popular drug Cipro could come with unwanted side effects. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Is The Antibiotic ‘Cipro’ A Prescription For Danger?

Cipro is a common antibiotic that is prescribed for treating a number of bacterial infections, but some say it may be a prescription for danger.

04/03/2015

Drug makers say Flibanserin can be used to treat low sex drive in women. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Could A Little Pink Pill Be The Answer To Low Sex Drive In Women?

The drug maker, Sprout, said 45 percent of women who took the drug experienced increased desire.

03/31/2015

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Vitamin, Supplement Industry Under Fire For Alleged Mislabeling, False Advertising

Major players in the supplement and vitamin industry are in trouble for allegedly mislabeling, contamination and false advertising. Now, local families are worried about unacceptable health risks.

02/03/2015

Popcorn is sold from the concession stand at a movie theater. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/file)

Calorie Content To Appear Alongside Many Prepared Foods By Nov. 2015

Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

11/25/2014

Shrimp are seen for sale at a food market. (Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Shrimp In US Rife With Murky Labeling

Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York City, Washington, D.C., Portland, Oregon and various spots around the Gulf of Mexico.

10/30/2014

A preservative used in baby wipes and other hygiene products has been linked to a painful rash. (Credit: CBS 2)

Recall Issued For Baby Wipes From Nutek Disposables Due To Bacterial Contamination

A voluntary recall was issued Monday for baby wipes manufactured by Nutek Disposables Inc., due to bacterial contamination.

10/27/2014

A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store. (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Recalls Salads Sold In Tri-State Area Stores

Whole Foods is recalling two pre-packaged salads sold in the Tri-State area due to a mislabeling of allergens.

07/09/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney discusses a new initiative aimed at keeping kids out of tanning beds. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Rep. Maloney Launches Initiative To Keep Minors Out Of Tanning Beds

On Saturday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined health officials in announcing a new initiative that would establish a nationwide ban on the use of tanning beds by those who are less than 18-years-old.

06/28/2014

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Growing Number Of Women Turning To Homemade Cosmetics

Some consumers are swearing by the do-it-yourself products, but experts are warning those who purchase homemade makeup to be careful.

06/05/2014

Herbal Supplements (credit: Clipart)

Dr. Max Gomez: Can Deer Antler Spray Really Up Your Game?

Some people claim that deer antler spray is a performance enhancing supplement that can promote healing and increase strength.

06/03/2014

Experts say the risks and benefit of hormone replacement therapy should be weighed carefully before beginning treatment. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Experts Urge Caution When Using Popular Hormone Replacement Therapy

For millions of men who have been dragged down by aging there is a drug that claims to improve strength and virility. However, new life-threatening side effects have raised questions over whether fighting low testosterone is worth the risk.

05/08/2014

New research shows that daily aspirin use may not be beneficial for everyone and could come with some serious side effects. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Only A Select Few Will Benefit From Aspirin Therapy

For years, doctors have told almost everyone of middle age or older to take a daily aspirin to thin the blood.

05/06/2014

FILE - The label on a box of Hostess Brownie Bites. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Nutrition Labels Would Highlight Calories And Sugar

Those “Nutrition Facts” labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.

02/27/2014

Woman Blowing Nose (file/credit: clipart)

Allergy Tablets Could Provide Relief For Sufferers In Time For Spring Allergy Season

The tablet contains grass pollen and dissolves under the tongue. Allergy sufferers would take the tablet daily for 12 weeks before grass pollen season and for 6 to 8 weeks during the season, or for up to three years straight.

01/17/2014

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