Food And Drug Administration
For the first time, the federal government will regulate the booming electronic cigarette industry, under a proposal being released Thursday.
The Food and Drug Administration wants to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors, require approval for new products, and require health warning labels. Companies would also be banned from making health-related claims without scientific evidence.
The recall of a Boston-based company’s prepared deli salads due to possible listeria contamination has been expanded to include additional products, the N.H. Department of Health and Human services reported.
Consumers will better understand food labels if FDA presents them in teaspoons versus metric system measurements.
More than 50,000 people have turned to it to treat hard to reach cancers: Cyberknife RadioSurgery uses real-time, image-guided robotics to accurately target tumors and lesions that may otherwise be untreatable.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks a bit about statins and their current usage.
The U.S. Airline Pilots Association is taking aim at the advanced body-imaging technology, saying their pilots go through the scanners so frequently it might be a health issue.
A new tactic in the war on tobacco.
Could the fountain of youth be found in a simple supplement? That certainly sounds too good to be true, but some traditional doctors are impressed with the results from TA65.
The chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, has been in the news a lot lately. It’s used, among other things, in hard plastic bottles and the lining of aluminum…