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FDA approves 1st immunotherapy drug to treat breast cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first immunotherapy drug for breast cancer.

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is stepping down after nearly two years leading the agency's response to a host of public health challenges, including the opioid epidemic, rising drug prices and underage vaping.

FDA warns breast implants linked to deadly cancer

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Wednesday about a rare and deadly cancer linked to breast implants.
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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

Duncan Hines cake mix recall over salmonella risk

Food giant Conagra Brands is recalling 2.4 million boxes of its Duncan Hines cake mix, with federal health officials warning that one variety of the popular product tested positive for salmonella.

Salmonella outbreak that prompted egg recall sickens more people

More people are becoming sick from a salmonella outbreak that prompted a massive egg recall.

FDA issues mandatory recall of kratom products

The FDA issued a rare mandatory recall Tuesday for all kratom products manufactured, processed, packed or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC after several of its products tested positive for salmonella.

FDA warns of commercial dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 dog deaths

The Food and Drug Administration says it received about 68 reports of pet illnesses related to "bone treats" frequently purchased at stores.

US clears first ‘living drug’ for tough childhood leukemia

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.

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