Any injectable drug made by the New England Compounding Center is of significant concern to the Food and Drug Administration.
Anemia is the most common blood disorder and causes symptoms of weakness, fatigue, poor concentration, irritability, and decreased appetite. Now, there’s a breakthrough, non-invasive way to test for it and it requires no needles.
If you are one of the many people who have tried all kinds of creams to get rid of stretch marks with no luck, there’s finally some help.
A major food company is recalling more than 2,500 bags of lettuce. Officials with Dole say they are voluntarily recalling some of the company’s “Hearts of Romaine Salad” because of Listeria concerns. For more information, […]
A major food company is recalling more than 2,500 bags of lettuce.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering making some common prescription medicines non-prescription. These would include drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain infections, migraines, asthma and allergies.
The FDA has approved a new laser device that promises long-lasting treatment for cellulite. Marianne Piland is healthy and fit, but there is one thing she doesn’t like about her body.
Most shoppers can’t believe that some of the leading grocery chains have been adding something called pink slime to their ground beef. It’s an additive that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) says is safe but which many consumers question.
The next time you go to the grocery store, expect to see new labels in the meat department. New government regulations that take effect could help you make better decisions for your family at the supermarket.
Imports of orange juice have been stopped, as the FDA tests for an anti-fungal agent. Higher than acceptable levels of this agent have been found in orange juice from Brazil.
Avastin for breast cancer is out. The FDA says the drug should no longer be used for breast cancer because there’s no proof it extends patients’ lives – and it causes dangerous side effects.
Cancer drugs, anesthetics for surgery, certain I.V. medicines and drugs stocked on crash carts for emergencies are among those in short supply.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, who grew up in Pittsburgh, was back home to promote President Obama’s American Jobs Act. But his visit came just after a recall of cantaloupes from a Colorado farm.
First pediatricians warned us that too much apple juice with its acid and sugar content was putting our kids’ teeth in danger of developing cavities. Now a TV doctor says we should worry about arsenic in their juice boxes! What’s a mother to do?
A vaccine initially approved for girls to prevent cervical cancer is now gaining popularity with boys.