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September 7, 2017
An EpiPen, used for the emergency treatment of a severe allergic reaction, at a public high school in Ashburn, Va., Aug. 31, 2012. Months after a round of public outrage over the prices charged by the pharmaceuticals company Mylan for their EpiPens, little appears to have changed. (Karen Kasmauski/The New York Times)
EpiPen maker failed to investigate product failures associated with patient deaths, FDA says
September 7, 2017 - 4:22pm
August 30, 2017
An undated handout photo of a patient’s T-cells being reprogrammed in the laboratory to create modified T-cells that are genetically coded to recognize and fight the patient’s cancer. Companies and universities are racing to develop gene therapies, which will open the door to a radically new class of cancer treatments. (Brent Stirton/Novartis via The New York Times)
FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers
August 30, 2017 - 1:41pm
August 7, 2017
A sunscreen display at a store in Yuma, Ariz., June 24, 2011. A study in 2013 has found that people who diligently use sunscreen every day can slow or even prevent for a time the development of wrinkles and sagging skin, researchers said. Eric Thayer/The New York Times
Some schools require a note for sunscreen
August 7, 2017 - 4:37pm
April 17, 2017
Todd Brown of Dell Rapids, S.D., raises crops but has a 100-head stocker cow and finishing operation, utilizing the creek pastures on the farm. The new Veterinary Feed Directive may help consumers be comfortable that antibiotic use in livestock won't harm people, but he won't know for at least a year whether it is practical. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Animal agriculture gets used to new medicated feed rules
April 17, 2017 - 9:28am
April 7, 2017
The Pinke Post: Evaluating the safety of your meat
April 7, 2017 - 10:32am
May 9, 2016
OUR VIEW: E-cig regulations should have come sooner
May 9, 2016 - 5:25pm
March 30, 2016
FDA: Women can take abortion pill later; have fewer clinic visits
March 30, 2016 - 6:41pm
September 25, 2015
FDA adds drug restrictions for livestock
September 25, 2015 - 11:29am
June 8, 2015
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FDA approves mid-stage trial of vaccine to reverse type 1 diabetes
June 8, 2015 - 11:23am
January 14, 2015
FDA approves device meant to trick brain into making users less hungry
January 14, 2015 - 5:10pm
March 2, 2014
First lady Michelle Obama unveils proposed updates to nutrition facts labels on Thursday in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Reuters photo)
FDA proposes major food label update in bid to fight obesity
March 2, 2014 - 3:02pm