Diets And Dieting
WASHINGTON - Abbott Laboratories said Friday it will withdraw its diet pill Meridia in the U.S.
NEW YORK - The weight loss drug Meridia is being be pulled off the market in Canada, the nation's health department said Friday, because of links to side effects like heart attacks and strokes.
ADELPHI, Md. - Federal health experts rejected a highly anticipated weight loss pill Thursday that was thought to offer a safer way to shed pounds than older medications linked to dangerous side effects.
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ADELPHI, Md. - Federal health advisers delivered a split opinion Wednesday on whether to withdraw the diet pill Meridia due to evidence that it increases heart attack and stroke, with half voting to ban it and the others favoring new warnings and restricted distribution.
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