FDA Warns Popular Nerve Pain Drugs Gabapentin, Pregabalin Linked To Serious Breathing Problems & DeathsThese drugs are prescribed and sold under several different names including Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant, and Lyrica.
Recent Food Recalls To Keep In Mind As You Prep For Your Thanksgiving FeastAs you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, some foods shouldn’t be on the menu this year.
FDA Committee Says 'Super Fish Oil' Drug Can Be Given To More Patients To Reduce Heart Attack, Stroke RiskFish oil primarily contains two types of the omega-3 fatty acids: DHA and EPA. Vascepa, as this drug is called, is pure EPA.
FDA Issues Warning To Dollar Tree About Selling 'Potentially Unsafe Drugs'The company has 15 working days to respond to the FDA in writing, the warning letter says.
Schumer Calls For Federal Probe After Study Finds Lead, Other Metals In Baby FoodA study by Healthy Babies Bright Futures found the presence of heavy metals in 95% of the 168 baby foods that were tested.
Doctors Urge FDA To Add Breast Cancer Warning Labels To All Cheese Products“Dairy cheese contains reproductive hormones that may increase breast cancer mortality risk.” That’s the message from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Dry Fruit Snack Sold In Tri-State Area Recalled Due To Life-Threatening Risk To AsthmaticsA brand of dried apricots sold throughout the Tri-State Area is being recalled due to an ingredient that can cause life-threatening allergic reactions.
Juul Pulls Dessert, Fruit-Flavored Products, Keeps Mint And MentholThe nation's most popular e-cigarette brand says it will stop selling fruit and dessert-flavored vape pens amid the vaping health crisis.
Company Expands Recall On Blood-Pressure Pills Due To Worries Over Cancer-Causing ChemicalThe recall includes an additional three lots of Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and 2 lots of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP.
Cancer-Causing Substance Discovered In Common Heartburn Drug Zantac, FDA SaysAccording to the FDA on Friday, small amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine – or NDMA – were discovered in the drug Zantac.
Doctor Q&A: What You Need To Know About Vaping-Related IllnessesThe CDC, along with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, urge people to stop vaping as the investigation continues.
N.J. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Sale Of All Vaping Products; FDA Eyes Flavored E-CigarettesVaping has been around for years, but we’re just now learning the harmful impact of the health epidemic that’s affecting so many teenagers.
FDA: Bleach Being Sold As Phony Cure For Cancer, Autism, Causing People To Have Severe Vomiting, Liver FailureFederal officials say that’s what many people are doing, buying products marketed as a “miracle mineral solution.”
Drug-Resistant Salmonella Linked To Touching Pig-Ear Dog TreatsThe FDA is not just worried about dogs. Public health officials have been investigating a multi-state outbreak of human salmonella infections connected to contact with pig ear pet treats.
FDA Warns About Fresh Basil Imported From MexicoThe FDA urges people who have fresh basil shipped from Siga Logistics de RL de CV in Morelos, Mexico not to eat it and throw it away.