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FDA Wants To Give Nutrition Labels An Overhaul

Those who get confused looking at nutrition labels are not alone.

02/04/2013

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FDA OKs First OTC Remedy For Overactive Bladder

Those who suffer with bladder problems wait on average seven years before seeking treatment.

01/30/2013

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Man Sentenced For Selling Non-FDA Approved Drugs

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to five months in prison for selling misbranded, non-FDA approved prescription drugs.

01/03/2013

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FDA: Chantix May Raise Heart Risks

Smokers who take Chantix may be at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes.

12/18/2012

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FDA Review Of Tobacco Products Grinds To A Halt

Nearly 3,500 tobacco products that have yet to be ruled upon by the FDA are already being sold.

12/18/2012

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FDA Seeks More Authority Amid Meningitis Outbreak

The head of the Food and Drug Administration asked Congress Wednesday for more authority to police pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak, even as lawmakers questioned why the agency didn’t do more with its existing powers.

11/15/2012

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FDA Chief Will Testify At First Meningitis Hearing

House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.

11/06/2012

Fungal Meningitis Update: FDA Provides Customer List

The FDA is providing the New England Compounding Center customer list. Click on the link for the full list.

10/23/2012

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FDA Warned Mass. Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Of ‘Possible Contamination’ In 2006

More cases of meningitis and more deaths. WJZ has new details about the outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections: The maker of the drug was warned about the potential for disaster.

10/20/2012

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FDA Approves Laser Treatment For Stretch Marks

Marsha Klaus has had stretch marks for over 16 years. The FDA recently approved the first treatment to reduce them.

09/25/2012

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FDA Warns Of Bacteria In Shellfish From N.Y. Harbor

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York’s Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.

07/20/2012

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FDA’s New Sunscreen Regulations Hope To Provide More Clarity

With the hope of protecting consumers from skin damage, the FDA is making major changes to the way sunscreens are labeled.

06/26/2012

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