NYC To FDA: End Restriction On Blood Donations From Men Who Have Sex With MenUnder current FDA rules, men who have had sexual relations with another man are prohibited from donating blood for 12 months after their sexual interaction.
Man Burned By E-Cigarette At Grand Central Undergoes Skin GraftA man who was burned by an exploding e-cigarette while working at a wine shop at Grand Central Terminal has undergone a skin graft to treat his injuries.
Schumer: FDA Too Slow To Issue Recalls For Tainted Food ProductsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that federal regulators are too slow getting bad food off the shelves.
FDA Issues Cookie Dough Warning Over E. Coli ConcernsThe agency also warns against using dough for play clay or homemade ornaments.
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.