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FDA Warns Doctors Of Fake, Contaminated Medicines In US

U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.

09/23/2014

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American Heart Association: Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

The American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.

08/25/2014

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FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause Infection

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.

08/14/2014

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FDA Lifts Hold on Experimental Ebola Drug

Federal health authorities have eased safety restrictions on an experimental drug to treat Ebola, a move that could clear the way for its use in patients infected with the deadly virus.

08/07/2014

Anti-Addiction Call For FDA Chief To Step Down Amid Painkiller Abuse Epidemic  (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Change In Law Linked To Increase In Unsafe Drugs

A 1992 law designed to get prescription medications to market quicker may have led to a decrease in drug safety.

08/05/2014

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FDA Building Evacuated For High Levels of Carbon Monoxide

A Food and Drug Administration building in Silver Spring has been evacuated after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected.

07/05/2014

A wounded veteran shows off a prototype of the DEKA Arm. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool via Getty Images)

FDA Approves ‘Mind Controlled’ Robotic Arm

New prosthetic device can translate muscle movements from the severed limb into complex movements that more closely follow a human hand.

05/12/2014

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Health Insurers Just Say No To Marijuana Coverage

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

05/08/2014

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FDA Eases Into Regulating E-cigarettes

The federal government’s move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.

04/24/2014

A woman takes a drag off an e-cigarette. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

FDA Wants To Ban E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.

04/24/2014

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