Health Nov 26

FDA pledges to modernize how it approves medical devices

U.S. health officials said Monday they plan to overhaul the nation's decades-old system for approving most medical devices, which has long been criticized by experts for failing to catch problems with risky implants and related products.

Jun 25

U.S. approves marijuana-based drug for seizures

The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication from GW Pharmaceuticals on Monday to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy. It's a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law.

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