FDA Issues New Sodium Guidelines, Pressures Food Industry To Make Foods Less SaltyThe Obama administration is pressuring the food industry to make foods from breads to sliced turkey less salty, proposing long-awaited sodium guidelines in an effort to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.
Connecticut Advocate Pushes For Tougher E-Cigarette RegulationsConnecticut lawmakers are being urged to impose tougher restrictions on electronic cigarettes and vapor products.
Patients Beware: Experts Say Your Favorite Health App Could Provide False InformationEveryone has heard the saying 'there's an app for that' and one of the hottest areas for apps these days is in health and wellness.
FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released long-awaited rules that bring the burgeoning industry under federal oversight.
FDA Orders Black Box Warning For Contraceptive ‘Essure’ Following Continuing ProblemsThe Food And Drug Administration has ordered black box warning labels to be put on the Essure contraceptive implant.
FDA Proposes Ban On Tanning Beds For Anyone Under Age 18Federal health officials are proposing a ban on the use of tanning beds for anyone under the age of 18, part of an ongoing government effort to reduce skin cancers linked to the devices.
NJ Lawmaker Wants FDA To Look Into Chemical Found In Nail PolishA troubling report focuses on a chemical found in nail polish and its impact on women.
FDA: Unapproved Substances In Eardrops Can Cause Serious Side EffectsEaraches can be painful for any child, and parents may worry about what medicine is best to give their kids.
FDA Tells Food Industry To Phase Out Artificial Trans FatsThe Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.
Kind Bars To Adjust Labeling After Complaint By FDAThe makers of Kind bars said Tuesday that they will be adjusting the labeling language with their products, after complaints from the Food and Drug Administration that the bars are mislabeled as being healthy.
Seen At 11: Is The Antibiotic ‘Cipro’ A Prescription For Danger?Cipro is a common antibiotic that is prescribed for treating a number of bacterial infections, but some say it may be a prescription for danger.
Seen At 11: Could A Little Pink Pill Be The Answer To Low Sex Drive In Women?The drug maker, Sprout, said 45 percent of women who took the drug experienced increased desire.