Congressional investigators say pharmacy boards in nearly all 50 states lack the information and expertise to oversee specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.
The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year — triple the number just four years earlier.
President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.
The United States Food and Drug Administration announced earlier this week that some varieties of temporary tattoos could come with risks and lasting negative effects.
Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines.
The Food and Drug Administration announces that Nestle has voluntarily recalled some packages of its Lean Cuisine ravioli due to glass fragments.
According to a new study put out by the National Center for Food Protection and Defense, food labels are mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.
Federal health regulators say a genetically engineered salmon that grows twice as fast as the normal is unlikely to harm the environment, clearing the way for the first approval of a genetically engineered animal for human consumption.
Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so, an Associated Press review has found.
Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, according to congressional investigators.