NYC Board Of Health Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Sodium Warnings On MenusThe city Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require chain eateries to put salt-shaker symbols on menus to denote dishes with more than the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium.
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: New Procedure Could Turn The Clock Back On Your EyesFor most people, the need for reading glasses is as inevitable as gray hair and wrinkles. But now, a new procedure could have millions of people putting those readers down for good.
Calorie Content To Appear Alongside Many Prepared Foods By Nov. 2015Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.
Recall Issued For Baby Wipes From Nutek Disposables Due To Bacterial ContaminationA voluntary recall was issued Monday for baby wipes manufactured by Nutek Disposables Inc., due to bacterial contamination.
Robotic Exoskeleton Allows Paralyzed Patients To Walk AgainFor the first time, patients with spinal cord injuries have begun using a revolutionary device that helps them walk again at home.
FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-CigarettesThe federal government wants to prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the FDA.
Subway: 'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of BreadThe disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad publicity since a food blogger petitioned the chain to remove the ingredient.
L.I. Hospital Says Thousands Of Patients May Be At Risk Of Blood ContaminationSouth 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.
Allergy Tablets Could Provide Relief For Sufferers In Time For Spring Allergy SeasonThe 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.