A vaccine initially approved for girls to prevent cervical cancer is now gaining popularity with boys.
Brownies with a substance called melatonin are supposed to make you relax. The brownies are called “Lazy Cakes,” but the FDA has a problem with them.
Five randomized controlled trials of 3,500 patients showed no significant improvement in overall survival or quality of life. There’s also an increased risk of ruptured intestines, bleeding and death.
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring that packaging come with graphic images of diseased lungs, someone using a breathing mask, a man smoking through a hole in his throat and even dead people. Nine pictures in all were unveiled by the FDA.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the USDA about the graphic health images that will appear on cigarette packs.
The FDA has images of the new cigarette health warnings.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert gets the latest on big sunscreen changes.
You’ve probably heard of lasers being used to get rid of unwanted hair, but a new laser therapy that promises to re-grow hair is getting a lot of attention. So is a portable device for home use that claims to “maintain” that hair growth, even give clients thicker, fuller hair.
If you look on a bottle of children’s acetaminophen, you’ll see the instructions for infants are pretty much non-existent. It only says to call your doctor.
Alongside Claritin, Zyrtec, and others, Allegra is coming to a drugstore shelf near you.
WASHINGTON (KDKA/AP) – The FDA says up to 359 million testing strips used by diabetics are being recalled. The strips, which are manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, help patients check their blood sugar levels. However, the […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Invisalign, a clear removable device without ceramic brackets or wires, was approved by the Food and Drug administration in 1998. Now the FDA is sending a warning letter to the company it […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The FDA is cracking down on alcoholic energy drinks including Four Loko, which is made right here in southwestern Pennsylvania. Today, the FDA sent warning letters to four manufacturers, saying the caffeine […]
The Food and Drug Administration has approved two high-tech, fat blasting techniques that are like liposuction without surgery. For more information, click the link below: LINK: MyZerona.com
Currently there are only two drugs FDA approved for irritable bowel syndrome, designed to improve the mechanics of the intestines, and only for women. Soon, a third medicine may be approved for this disorder affecting […]
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