Acetaminophen is one of the most widely used medicines for fever and pain, commonly found in drugs like in Tylenol. On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that acetaminophen is causing rare, but dangerous …
On Monday, the Obama administration announced it is ending its fight to keep age restrictions on the morning-after pill. The Department of Justice will no longer appeal the ruling by Judge Edward Korman of the District Court of …
After two attempted votes followed by computer glitches and giggles, the FDA panel to assess restrictions on the diabetes drug Avandia narrowly voted Thursday to modify the restrictions.
Energy drinks and soda? Yawn. Now it’s all about inserting caffeine into other foods, from potato chips to mints. What’s behind our need for more caffeine?
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.
Even though promotional drug meetings are one of the most common ways doctors find out about new medications, a new study shows they’re not getting all the information.
Words like “light” and “mild” can’t be used on cigarette packages, but colors can.
Jenn McNary’s two sons have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Why can only one child access a drug that can prolong his life?
Kids with high exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A exhibit unusual levels of protein in the urine – an early warning sign of possible kidney and cardiovascular problems
Two cases could trigger dramatic changes in the way medications and therapies are regulated.
Health officials expect yet more cases of fungal meningitis related to contaminated steroid shots