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On Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration released long-awaited rules that bring the burgeoning electronic cigarette industry under federal oversight. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be…

 

FILE - In this April 26, 2011 file photo, doughnuts are displayed in Chicago. The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it will require food companies to phase out the use artificial trans fats almost entirely. Consumers aren't likely to notice much of a difference in their favorite foods, but the administration says the move will to reduce coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

WASHINGTON — Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings and microwave popcorn will…

 

Toby Talbot/AP PhotoThe FDA will recommend lifting the ban on blood donated of gay men

FDA to recommend policy change to allow gay men to donate blood, with some restrictions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that next year the…

 

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Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official…

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AP Photo/J. David AkeThe nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box is photographed in Washington

FDA to revise nutrition facts label

Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become…

AP Photo/J. David AkeThe nutrition facts label on the side of a cereal box is photographed in Washington
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FDA: Anti-bacterial soaps may not curb bacteria

After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government says it…

AP Photo/Kiichiro SatoThis Tuesday
Associated PressThe Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter

FDA: Morning-after pill OK for ages 15 and up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age…

Associated PressThe Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter

HIV test urged for 7,000 Oklahoma dental patients

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Health officials on Thursday urged thousands of patients…

New studies reveal BPA does not pose a health risk

Few chemicals have generated the controversy of bisphenol A, a building block…

FDA process hampers medical devices innovation, study says

When it comes to the newest and most-advanced medical devices, Europe is…

Asking the wrong questions about menthol

An FDA panel is currently holding hearings to determine whether the agency…

America is schizophrenic when it comes to dealing with children

It’s surely coincidental that within days of the Food and Drug Administration…

FDA limits on health information portend perils of more government

Aspirin can prevent heart attacks. Adult anti-cancer medications are routinely used to…