US considers approval of modified salmon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government food regulators pondered Monday whether to say, for the first time, that it's OK to market a genetically engineered animal ..
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Fish or frankenfish? US weighs altered salmon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fish or frankenfish? A U.S. company wants to market a genetically engineered version of Atlantic salmon, and regulators are ..
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Fish or frankenfish? FDA weighs altered salmon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetically engineered salmon that grows twice as fast as the conventional fish appears to be safe, an advisory committee told the Food and..
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Scott makes campaign push in Naples

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - GOP candidate Rick Scott made a stop in southwest Florida to continue as he tries to gain ground in a governors race that has 44 days left. In the latest CNN poll, S..
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Spiriva as good as Serevent in asthma study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers say they've found a possible new treatment for adults with hard-to-control asthma. Their discovery, however, came at a price. ..
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The well is dead, but Gulf challenges live on

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The "nightmare well" is dead. But the Gulf coast's bad dream is far from over. Federal officials declared Sunday that the well where the Deepwater Ho..
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Will edgier college marketing get a failing grade?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Drake University hoped a bold, blue "D+" on a direct-mail piece and its admissions website would grab the attention of high school kids inundated with same-old, sam..
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Last test needed before declaring BP oil well dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pressure test is set to be done this hour on the blown-out BP oil well, the last step before the runaway well is declared dead. ..
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Cement flows for permanent plug of BP's Gulf well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Crews are pumping cement into BP's blown-out oil well thousands of feet below the sea bottom, working to permanently seal the runaway well..
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Engineers: 1 more pressure test needed on BP well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Engineers say they have to finish one more pressure test to ensure the cement seal on BP's blown-out well will hold. ..
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House probing possible second secret recall by J&J

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TRENTON, New Jersey (AP) — Congress is investigating whether Johnson & Johnson carried out a second secret recall of faulty pain relievers last year, as ..
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US delays decision on breast cancer drug Avastin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Roche says U.S. health regulators have delayed a decision on whether to expand approval of its drug Avastin for breast cancer, a ..
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FDA delays decision on breast cancer drug Avastin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Roche said Friday that U.S. health regulators will take more time to review its drug Avastin for breast cancer, a use that has ge..
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Regulators close 6 banks in Ga, NJ, Ohio, Wis

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators on Friday shut down three Georgia banks and one each in New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin, boosting to 125 the number of U.S. bank ..
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Grains futures rise, livestock prices mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery rose 20 cents to $7.3925 a bushel; Decembe..
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US reviewing cancer risk with diabetes pill Actos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing data suggesting a possible link between the widely used diabetes medication Actos and bl..
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FDA reviewing cancer risk with diabetes pill Actos

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing data suggesting a possible link between the widely used diabetes medication Actos and bladder..
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Uptick in Florida unemployment expected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state economist says an improving economy means people who had given up looking for work are getting back into the job market. And that's inflating Flori..
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Americans' wealth drop in spring as stocks tank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The..
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Americans' wealth fell in spring as stocks tanked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The..
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