Health May 29

The outside of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters is seen in White Oak, Md., on Monday, November 9, 2015. The FDA is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and has been in commission since 1906. Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call
FDA finds contamination in several brands of diabetes drug

Several batches of the drug metformin tested positive for a chemical that likely contributes to cancer. The announcement late Thursday follows dozens of heartburn drug recalls in the last year linked to the same contaminant.