North Bergen orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lee Berger has designed the Ortho-tag, a chip programmed with patient information that can be scanned from outside the body with the wave of a wand.
Women will pay hundreds of dollars to get straight hair, but some members of Congress say they may be putting their health at risk and want the FDA to regulate products containing formaldehyde.
Facing pressure from the FDA, an Idaho sprout producer has recalled its alfalfa and spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 21 cases of salmonella poisoning, including some in New Jersey.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat Evergreen Produce brand alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 20 cases of salmonella poisoning.
The anti-smoking lobby in New York has a new weapon. The Food and Drug Administration will require all packs of cigarettes to include graphic warning labels conveying the dangers of smoking.
Sen. Schumer was at the Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center to promote the “Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act,” which would require drug makers to notify the FDA when a shortage of raw materials or other problem would likely cause a medication shortage.
Children love to indulge in tasty treats, but now there could be a link between dyes in those foods and hyperactivity, Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Some Albany lawmakers want manufacturers to prove to the FDA that e-cigarettes are an effective smoking cessation aid in order to sell them to adults.
Police in northern New Jersey say they’ve arrested three women for selling the alcohol energy drink Four Loko to undercover officers.
Bronx State Senator Jeff Klein said his office was able to purchase drinks like Four Loko online. He said sites were charging up to seven dollars per can by advertising them as collector’s items.
The Food and Drug Administration says major brands of caffeinated alcoholic drinks should be off store shelves by mid-December.
There will be no more reusable shopping bags at the Long Island-based King Kullen supermarket chain.
Connecticut liquor wholesalers have agreed to voluntarily suspend their shipment and deliveries of a caffeinated alcoholic drink that has been banned in four states.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is seeking a federal investigation following a newspaper report of lead content in some reusable grocery bags.
Company officials said the engineered fish were perfectly safe, and were asking the FDA for approval.