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South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out over 4,000 letters to patients who may have been exposed to dangerous viruses, including hepatitis and HIV, through insulin shots.
The tablet contains grass pollen and dissolves under the tongue. Allergy sufferers would take the tablet daily for 12 weeks before grass pollen season and for 6 to 8 weeks during the season, or for up to three years straight.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new warning about certain dietary supplements, which are used by many people as a holistic approach to treat concussions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators want the makers of Dawn, Dial and other household staples to prove that their products do not pose health risks to consumers.
The Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease. Seven students and one student visitor have been stricken by the bacterial illness since March.
Princeton University is about to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis.
Allergy doctor Clifford Bassett said the pill alternative appears to be safe, as well as effective.
A meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available at Princeton University beginning Dec. 9.
A device that can detect — and prevent — seizures has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, giving hope to some epileptics who have being too scared to leave their homes.
Since March there have been a total of seven confirmed cases on the New Jersey campus, the most recent last week.
The FDA planned to announce Thursday it will require the food industry to gradually phase out all trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health.
More than 3,600 pets have gotten sick, and 580 have died, from jerky treats that were largely imported from China, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.
Democrats and Republicans in Washington have come together in the House to pass legislation aimed at improving the safety of prescription drugs.
At least 89 people have reported getting sick after eating Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Idaho, but no link to the product has been confirmed.
The FDA is warning parents that even low-level laser in toy guns, tops, and sabers could create serious injuries to anyone within the range of the laser beam.