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    1. Zika Coming: Some of U.S. Lacks Mosquito Control

      Mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus could be a problem in most states this year. At the same time, nearly half the country lacks any kind of mosquito control.

    2. Contaminated Eye Ointments Recalled by Allergan

      Allergan is voluntarily recalling certain lots of various eye ointments because some users said they were contaminated, the pharmaceutical company announced.

    3. FDA OKs OxyContin for Some Children

      The FDA has approved the use of OxyContin in children ages 11 to 16 with severe pain, the agency says on its web site.

    4. FDA Approves Combo Hepatitis C Treatment

      FDA Approves Combo Hepatitis C Treatment

    5. FDA Approves New Drug for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

      Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

    6. FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma

      Advocates for melanoma research are applauding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval on Thursday of a new drug to treat advanced melanoma.

    7. FDA OKs New Once-Daily Asthma Treatment

      The FDA has approved Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone furoate inhalation powder), an inhaled steroid taken once a day to prevent asthma symptoms in people 12 and older, drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline says.

    8. FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug

      Belsomra acts on brain chemicals that regulate your sleep-wake cycle

    9. Orbactiv OK'd for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections

      Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

    10. FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

      Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says.

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