How much would it take for you to consider selling your bone marrow? A U.S. appeals court puts the price at about $3,000 in a ruling that now makes it legal to pay donors for their bone-marrow tissue.
People can more accurately remember the health warnings included in graphic cigarette labels than in standard text-only Surgeon General’s warnings, a study finds.
Your favorite shade of Marilyn Monroe red may contain lead, according to a recently updated test of lipstick by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to the Southern California marketing company 1-800-GET-THIN for using misleading advertising to promote Lap-Band weight-loss surgery.
As Healthland reported yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was preparing to remove the age restriction on the emergency contraception pill, Plan B One-Step, allowing its sale to teens under 17 without a prescription.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may move to eliminate age restrictions for the morning-after emergency contraception pill, Plan B One-Step, according to several people involved with the deliberations who spoke with TIME Healthland.
Is pizza with tomato sauce a vegetable? Apparently yes, according to Congress, which on Monday blocked legislation that would have made school lunches healthier.
Is Gulf seafood safe to eat? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light following the BP oil spill that dumped nearly 5 million barrels of crude off the coast of Louisiana last year, but now an environmental …
A voluntary recall of a popular step stool sold at Target is being expanded because of reports that the stool is collapsing under the weight of users and causing injury.
Icelanders hoping to light up may soon need a note from their doctor.
In an unusual tactic, The Spine Journal has dedicated its June issue to a series of papers that carefully reject previous research supporting the use of Infuse, a controversial, but popular bone growth product commonly used in …
Medical marijuana is becoming big business — racking up sales totals that rival those for Viagra, according to a new report.
It may come as a surprise that some of the drugs your doctor can prescribe have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That means that they haven’t been evaluated for safety or efficacy, and there isn’t …