On January 1, the FDA took an important step in fighting antimicrobial resistance when it banned the use of antibiotics to help livestock gain weight.
A federal lawsuit accuses the maker of the Prevagen memory supplement of making false and unsubstantiated claims about the efficacy of the pills.
A recently-filed lawsuit alleges that Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association misleads buyers about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.
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Lawmakers in Massachusetts signed a bill delaying the opening or marijuana shops by 6 months, saying they need the extra time to improve the new law.
A California man is fighting a DUI charge after tests showed the only substance he had in his system was caffeine.
The FDA released a 30-page guidance aimed at addressing cyber vulnerabilities in medical devices, which is supposed to help fix security problems in equipment.
Medicare is penalizing 769 hospitals for having high rates of avoidable patient injuries and antibiotic-resistant infections.
The FDA released draft guidelines on December 21 aimed at regulating lead levels in lipstick, eye shadow, and other cosmetic products.
Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program is expected to be up and running by mid-2018, and the state will get up to 27 dispensaries.
The FDA has only banned 2 medical devices in the agency’s history – prosthetic hair fibers back in 1983, and now powdered medical gloves.
Marijuana opponents warned that legalizing pot in Colorado would lead to an increase in teen use, but new federal survey data show that opposite occurred.
It’s official: recreational pot is legal in Maine after a recount of votes spurred by an anti-marijuana group. But Gov. Paul LaPage isn’t done fighting it.
The DEA’s latest move has some pot advocates fearing the administration is trying to extend its authority over all cannabinoids.
Votes in 2016 made marijuana legal in the majority of U.S. states; but Trump and his likely cabinet picks, Christie and Giuliani, may stop the progress.
Donald Trump chose Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris as head of the American Manufacturing Council. Some fear Liveris could use his position to benefit Dow.
The FDA will allow Pfizer to remove the black box warning from its quit-smoking drug, Chantix, despite a long history of causing users mental health issues.