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  1. Breo Ellipta Approved for COPD

    Respiratory disease is the third-leading cause of death in U.S.

  2. FDA OK's 'Abuse-Deterrent' Label for New Oxycontin

    Latest formulation is tougher to crush and dissolve, making illicit use more difficult

  3. New Diabetes Drug Expected This Week

    A new oral diabetes drug that works in a different way is expected to arrive on pharmacy shelves in the U.S. this week.

  4. FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

    Invokana works by blocking reabsorption of glucose in body

  5. FDA Approves New Multiple Sclerosis Drug

    Tecfidera a 'welcome addition' for patients battling the neurological disease, one expert said

  6. Common Antibiotic Poses Risk to Heart, FDA Warns

    The popular antibiotic azithromycin may cause a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm in some people, the FDA says.

  7. FDA OK's Monthly Schizophrenia Drug

    The FDA has approved a long-acting version of the anti-psychotic drug Abilify to treat adults with schizophrenia.

  8. FDA OK's Drug for Painful Sex in Older Women

    The FDA has approved Osphena for treating moderate-to-severe pain during sex in postmenopausal women.

  9. New Breast Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

    New Breast Cancer Drug Approved by FDA

  10. Codeine in Children Linked to Serious Side Effects

    The FDA has again drawn attention to the risk for fatal and life-threatening side effects from codeine use in young children who took the drug for pain relief after having their tonsils and/or adenoids removed for obstructive sleep apnea.

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