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July 15, 2018

First Line News Articles for Sunday, July 15 2018

Health

McDonald’s pulls salads from 3,000 restaurants after parasite sickens dozens

An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald’s salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday.

FDA recalls heart meds used to treat high blood pressure over cancer concerns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall of several medications that contain the active ingredient valsartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.

Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug intended to treat smallpox — a move that could halt a lethal pandemic if the virus were to be released as a terrorist bioweapon or through a laboratory accident.