CDC Lifts Advisory Against Certain Romaine Lettuce

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It’s safe again to buy and eat romaine lettuce grown on farms around Salinas, California, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Back in November, the CDC first issued a warning on Nov. 22 that consumers should avoid all romaine …

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Diet Drug Belviq May Raise Cancer Risk: FDA

Jan. 16, 2020 — The prescription weight control medicine lorcaserin (Belviq, Belviq XR) may increase the risk of cancer, according to the results of a clinical trial assessing the safety of the drug, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency said “we cannot conclude that lorcaserin contributes to …

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