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Baby formula sold in vending machines

Four chain pharmacies in Beijing started the trial operation to sell baby formula milk powder on Saturday at vending machine.

Brett Favre: Memory lapse 'put a little fear in me'

It can happen to anybody -- forgetting your glasses are on the top of your head, or not remembering a loved one's birthday after celebrating it for decades. Most of us simply laugh off these short memory lapses.

Definition of 'term' pregnancy changing

-- In light of recent research showing that each week of gestation affects newborn health, a leading doctors' group is redefining when a pregnancy is considered "term."

For the first time, FDA addresses pet food safety

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make animal feed and pet food sold in the United States safer.

FDA aims to tighten control of hydrocodone

One person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose in the United States.

U.S., Pakistan had secret agreement on dozens of drone strikes

Pakistani officials have for years secretly endorsed the U.S. drone program, even picking out at least one target for such an attack, according to a Washington Post report. Neither the White House, the U.S.

Did 'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite spy on Kenya mall?

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) -- Only last week Kenya police sources say officers investigating the Westgate mall massacre were called to a meeting to explain why Samantha Lewthwaite, the so-called "White Widow," continues to elude them. The pressure is on

Lawyer: San Francisco hospital staffer saw body in stairwell days earlier

A worker at San Francisco General Hospital alerted a supervisor about a body in a stairwell four full days before the facility announced that a long-missing patient's body had been found in the same locale, a lawyer for the patient's fa

FDA aims to tighten control on commonly prescribed painkillers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new restrictions that would change regulations for some of the most commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers on the market today. The reclassification would affect hydrocodone combination pills,

JonBenet Ramsey case: Years later, court to release documents with new details

The little beauty queen pranced across the stage and into America's heart 17 years ago. In heavy makeup, almost like a real-life doll, her images captivated the nation with every strut, every twirl, every wave.