Medtronic has recalled some of its insulin pumps after injuries and one death were reported due to the device malfunctioning, according to a US Food and Drug Administration announcement on Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
It's a growing trend and is used as alternative to smoking cigarettes but because of that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is regulating electronic cigarettes just as they do the tobacco industry.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a black box warning for all breast implants after some implants were linked to a rare form of lymphoma and what's been referred to as "breast implant illness."
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continue to investigate the outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarettes, surveys show a record number of teens continue to vape.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a public health alert for dietary supplements containing cesium salts. These products usually contain a specific formulation known as cesium chloride. According to Gizmodo, the alert warns both customers to..
The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday inserted itself into the spreading coronavirus pandemic.
The FDA extended the use of a coronavirus detection tool to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-qualified laboratories across the..
The Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter of warning to Gojo Industries, Purell's parent company.
The letter tells the company to stop claiming that its hand sanitizer can prevent diseases like Ebola and MRSA.
The letter said the company..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has failed to act on a “Citizen Petition” filed by a leading advocacy group calling for increased safety warnings for the most widely used antibiotics in the country.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said e-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit the habit. According to UPI, Adams said e-cigarettes may get non-smokers to start using. The Food and Drug Administration announced a ban on flavored e-cigarette products in..
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday made an announcement.
It is seeking special emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
This would be to allow U.S. states to use a CDC-developed diagnostic test..
1 in 6 Vaping Lung Illnesses Linked
to Legal THC, Says Federal Report The report was released by the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It revealed that one-sixth of
those who suffer from lung injuries
linked to vaping marijuana got..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a troubling new warning about popular nerve pain medications – saying the drugs could cause severe breathing problems and even death. Katie Johnston reports.
US Raises Tobacco
Buying Age to 21.
The new federal law was included
in a $1.4 trillion spending bill
signed by President Trump.
Both Democrats and
Republicans in the Senate had
expressed support for the move.
It is now illegal for a retailer..
A new law in the United States has gone into effect, according to Business Insider. The law prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Donald Trump signed the new minimum age into law as part of a sweeping spending bill. On..