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FDA food sampling finds ‘substantial’ PFAS contamination

The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe.

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever

U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby's muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common variant of the disease within a couple years.
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Local tattoo shop reacts to recent FDA ink recall

These brands are not widely used, but there's no harm in asking.
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FDA recalls tattoo inks contaminated with bacteria

The FDA has announced a recall of some tattoo ink that's contaminated with bacteria. 

FDA issues strong warning over risks of common sleeping pills

Federal health officials have warned for years about the possible side effects, and now they've issued their strongest warning so far.
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FDA approves breakthrough medical device to treat ADHD in children

The FDA has just approved the first, non-drug medical device to treat ADHD in children.

Walgreens to hike minimum age for store tobacco sales

Walgreens has decided to ban tobacco sales to minors several weeks after a federal official called the drugstore chain a top violator of laws restricting access to cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other products.

CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.

US experts weigh breast implant safety amid new concerns

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in an ongoing debate about their potential health effects.

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