Editor Emeritus on March 5th, 2013

Subscribers to the monthly ezine edition of The Health Gazette will have missed their usual publication this month. This is due to my retirement. I have been honored with the title Editor Emeritus. The Health Gazette is under new management. I trust it will continue to provide useful, independent, health-related news, information and commentary well […]

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Editor Emeritus on February 1st, 2013

The February 2013 edition of The Health Gazette Ezine was published as scheduled on February 1st. This month our main article, titled A Final Word on Fats, makes the case that you must eat fats. Certainly some fats are bad for you but many are not just good, they are essential. Avoiding fats the way […]

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Here we go again, messing with people’s immune systems and acting like we know what we are doing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has approved Flublok, the first trivalent influenza vaccine made using an insect virus (baculovirus) expression system and recombinant DNA technology. Flublok is approved for the prevention of […]

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The MedWatch December 2012 Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 42 products with safety labeling changes to the following sections: BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS and PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT. The “Summary Page” accessible via the link below provides a listing of drug names and safety labeling sections revised: The following drugs had modifications […]

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Editor Emeritus on December 1st, 2012

The December 2012 edition of The Health Gazette Ezine will be published as scheduled on December 1st. This month our main article, titled Cholesterol is Just Fine!, outlines current research that not only calls into question the whole anti-cholesterol movement but makes it clear that cholesterol is very important and, indeed, just fine. Subscription to […]

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