food and drug administration
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.
A 1992 law designed to get prescription medications to market quicker may have led to a decrease in drug safety.
New prosthetic device can translate muscle movements from the severed limb into complex movements that more closely follow a human hand.
Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them.
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.
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers’ religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing the benefits and risks of two experimental colon cancer screening tests which use DNA from a patient’s stool to detect dangerous tumors and growths.