Some Lawmakers Trying To Expand FDA’s Authority Over CosmeticsCosmetic companies are not required to report injuries or "serious adverse" reactions to the FDA.
Vape Shop Owners Furious Over E-Cigarette Taxes, RegulationsExperts believe flavored tobacco products in e-cigarettes is one reason use among teenagers has skyrocketed.
Local Woman Receives New Dissolvable Heart Stent Days After FDA ApprovalJust days after the FDA approved a new dissolvable heart stent; the first local patient has received one.
Frozen Foods Recalled Over Listeria ConcernsHundreds of frozen food products are being recalled because of a possible listeria risk.
Whole Foods Recalling Blue Cheese Due To Listeria ConcernsWhole Foods is recalling some blue cheese products sold at its stores.
FDA Sets Guidelines To Protect US Blood Supply From ZikaThe Food and Drug Administration is recommending U.S. blood banks refuse donations from people who have travelled to countries where the Zika virus is active in the previous four weeks.
FDA Busy Approving Dozens Of New DrugsEvery year, the FDA carefully reviews tons of new prescription drugs, green-lighting some and canning others.
CMU, UPMC Develop First Flexible Robot To Assist Head & Neck SurgeryA joint venture between UPMC and Carnegie Mellon University has produced the first flexible robot to assist with head and neck surgery.
Real-Life Superhero Pill? Drug Gains Following Due To Off-Label Success As Smart PillA pill that claims to make you smarter, better at everything you do, and limitless at what you can accomplish.
Dole Recalling Bags Of Spinach Salad Over Salmonella ConcernsDole has issued a recall for bags of spinach in Pennsylvania as well as a dozen other states.
FDA Approves Injectable Medicines To Lower Bad CholesterolDwaine Harris has had two stents after bouts of chest pain.
Local Doctor Weighs In On “Little Pink Pill,” Calls It “Disappointing,” “Not Very Effective”The FDA is looking into a new drug being called the "female Viagra,” but one local doctor says it's not something all women should be excited about.