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FDA: Avoid Fetal ‘Keepsake’ Images

The FDA is warning moms and dads-to-be that “over-the-counter” ultrasounds for the purpose of fetal keepsake images and videos should be avoided.

12/17/2014

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Dead Teen’s Parents Seek Ban On Caffeine Powder

The parents of an Ohio teen who died from an overdose of caffeine powder are urging federal regulators to ban sales of the stimulant, saying that children must be protected from a highly potent substance.

12/09/2014

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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly Everything

Like it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.

11/26/2014

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Lockdown Cleared at FDA Silver Spring Campus

The Food and Drug Administration’s Silver Spring campus was on lockdown Thursday morning for a possible shooting, police say.

11/20/2014

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FDA Approves Vaccine to Block Meningitis Strain

Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitories.

10/29/2014

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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

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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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