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– The FDA makes two important updates to anticoagulation drugs. New drug Kcentra receives approval while Pradaxa receives a boxed warning suggesting increased stroke risk. (

– The minimum purchase age for Plan B contraceptives has been lowered from 17 to 15 years of age and the drug will now be over-the-counter, instead of behind pharmacy shelves. (

– Researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine have discovered a technique that directly converts skin cells to the type of brain cells destroyed in patients with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other so-called myelin disorders. (