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By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned women and their doctors that current screening tests for ovarian cancer are unreliable.
By PBS NewsHour
The blood donation ban for MSM dates back to the 1980s, as the introduction of HIV/AIDS within the gay community developed into a public health crisis.
The Food and Drug Administration asked two South Florida counties — Miami-Dade and Broward — to immediately halt blood donations as what looks like four cases of locally transmitted, mosquito-borne Zika virus are investigated. Hari Sreenivasan talks with Dr. Anthony…
By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News
The Food and Drug Administration removed an obstacle from of its “compassionate use” policy this month, eliminating some paperwork that physicians must do to obtain experimental drugs for some patients with immediately life-threatening illnesses.
The Food and Drug Administration will begin regulating e-cigarettes and cigars the same way it regulates cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. About 2.5 million high school students or middle schoolers vaped at least once in the last month; now e-cigarettes can…
By Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
The number of potentially deadly infections from contaminated medical scopes is far higher than what federal officials previously estimated, a new congressional investigation shows.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration on Friday urged the food industry to reduce the already tiny amount of arsenic found in baby rice cereals.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal for human consumption in the United States.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- A Dallas company that had been ordered to recall a dietary supplement pill because of links to liver damage has been indicted along with several of its executives on charges that they intentionally misbranded their products and deceived…
The Obama administration wants you to eat your fruits and vegetables. They also want the produce to be safe.
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