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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Health Services for 9/11 Responders

HHS published two documents in the Federal Register of July 1, 2001 to help implement the World Trade Center Health Program. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will provide medical monitoring … Continue reading

FDA’s Cigarette Packaging Final Rule

The Food and Drug Administration published a final rule that requires cigarette packaging and advertisements to display graphic images warning the public of the health consequences of smoking. The front pages of major news dailies featured stories on those regulations. … Continue reading

Sunscreen Rules are Here

The Food and Drug Administration has released new sunscreen labeling rules and proposed rules.  The FDA’s current sunscreen regulations date from the 1970s. According to the Wall Street Journal, the sunscreen industry had $687.5 million in sales in 2010.  The … Continue reading

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