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370 Babies, Toddlers Got Sick After Using Teething Tablets

FDA also reviewing 8 deaths

(Newser) - A STAT investigation reveals that more than 370 infants and toddlers got sick after their parents gave them Hyland's teething tablets or gel, a homeopathic remedy the FDA has been warning about for years . Eight children died, though the FDA is still reviewing whether the products are to blame.... More »

Homeopathy Critics Plan Mass Overdose

Group hatches OD to protest sale of homeopathic remedies

(Newser) - A group that says homeopathy is quackery is planning to prove its point by "overdosing" en masse with homeopathic medicines outside outlets of British pharmacy chain Boots. The Merseyside Skeptics Society says the OD is to protest at Boots profiting from an "unscientific and absurd pseudoscience." The... More »

Billy Joel: Daughter on the Mend After OD

Alexa Ray Joel took a homeopathic drug, source says

(Newser) - Alexa Ray Joel is out of the hospital and "is going to be fine," her father, Billy Joel, said last night. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter, reportedly distraught over a recent breakup, was treated at a New York hospital after overdosing on a substance a source identifies as a homeopathic... More »

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