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Anti-anxiety med recalled due to 'foreign substance'

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling one lot of the anti-anxiety medication alprazolam -- commonly sold under the brand name Xanax -- "due to the potential presence of foreign substance," the company said last week.

USDA won't test on kittens anymore

The Agriculture Department announced Tuesday it is discontinuing its practice of infecting kittens with parasites for research purposes.