The Trump administration announced Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration is developing a plan to clear the market of flavored e-cigarettes; a federal policy that is long overdue in working to protect minors from negative health effects.
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The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies.
On April 5 federal judge Edward Korman ordered the Food and Drug Administration to allow emergency contraceptives, such as Plan B – the Morning After Pill, to be sold over the counter to woman of any age.
Gabriela De La Cruz, Lanae Hernandez and other students in the master of public administration program had one reaction after watching “The Future for Food”: disbelief.
Never has America witnessed a greater need for competent and experienced leadership than when the President Bush appointed Norris Alderson, a veterinarian, as the director of the Office of Women’s Health for the Food and Drug Administration.
Last month two advisory committees of the Food and Drug Administration recommended that the manufacturers of 10 antidepressants strengthen the warnings that are distributed with their products, to monitor the possible emergence of worsening depression or suicidal thoughts and behavior in the patients’ using the drugs.
The over-the-counter diet pill industry is rapidly growing, thanks to a society where bigger usually means better – except when it comes to weight.
On Feb. 20 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was scheduled to approve an emergency contraceptive pill, also known as the morning after pill, for over-the-counter sales. Until now, the pill has been available by prescription only.
While using plastic cookware in microwave ovens has become common, concerns persist over potential harmful effects.
Almost everyone will try some sort of diet in his or her lifetime. Just about anywhere you turn to – in magazines, on television, on the radio or online-there is sure to be an advertisement for some way to lose weight.