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4 Prescription Drug Myths Debunked

When it comes to prescription drugs, there's a lot of information out there. There's also a lot of misinformation -- and some of it could be costing you.

FDA Rules Trans-Fats Are Unsafe

Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the FDA is finishing the job.

Scrutiny Awaits Heads of JPMorgan, Apple

Apple chief Tim Cook testifies on Capitol Hill today about the huge cash horde it has sitting overseas, while JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's fate awaits a shareholder vote.

9 Ways the Sequester Will Affect You

The sequester will be tough on government employees, and on those whose jobs are directly supported by them. But even if you don't run a Jiffy Lube across the street from a military base, you still need to be prepared. Here's are eight unexpected ways the sequester will likely touch your life.

Tainted Tuna: Why Food Poisoning from Fish Is No Fluke

When it comes to eating healthily, fish has a great reputation. But recent studies show that mislabeling, food poisoning, overuse of antibiotics and a host of other factors may be transforming fish into the most dangerous thing on the menu.

Whoa, Smoking! FDA Has Put the Brakes on New Tobacco Products

Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the FDA has prevented them from doing so -- an unprecedented pause for an industry that historically has introduced dozens of new products annually.