Food And Drug Administration

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH GLORIA SANCHEZ CONTRERAS OCT 2014

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 18, 2014 October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In light of this, we want to share some of the most recent statistics available. Did you know that breast cancer is the most commonly […]

WBZ-TV–10/18/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: FDA To Propose E-Cigarette Regulations

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.

04/24/2014

One of the several brands listed in the recall. (USDA Photo)

FDA Expands Recall Of Boston-Based Company’s Salad Products

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.

10/26/2013

grocery shopping

A More “Consumer Friendly” Approach to Food Labels

Consumers will better understand food labels if FDA presents them in teaspoons versus metric system measurements.

05/22/2012

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Cyberknife: Surgery Without Cutting For Hard-To-Reach Tumors

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.

07/14/2011

Lipitor

Medical Minute: All About Statin Medications

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks a bit about statins and their current usage.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/11/2011

An airport backscatter body scanner is demonstrated (credit: AP)

Pilots Group Opposes Body¬†Scanners

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.

11/11/2010

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New Front In The War On Tobacco

A new tactic in the war on tobacco.

11/10/2010

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Supplement TA65 A Fountain Of¬†Youth?

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.

11/05/2010

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Curious About Bisphenol A In Water Coolers

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…

10/01/2010

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