Feds Investigating Link Between Costco Chicken Salad And E.coli CasesCostco officials have removed packages of its rotisserie chicken salad from its store shelves while federal health officials investigate whether it is linked to 19 cases of E.coli in seven western states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.
FDA Approves Genetically Modified Salmon; 'Frankenfish' Fit For Human ConsumptionCritics call it “frankenfish,” but the Food and Drug Administration granted its approval on Thursday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat. It could be available in a couple of years.
FDA Clears Sale Of New Snus Smokeless Tobacco ProductsThe FDA cleared the sale of eight varieties of snus, or teabag-like pouches of loose tobacco, from Swedish Match. Snus is a spitless, moist powder. Users keep it under their lip and leave it there for it to release the nicotine slowly.
23andMe Brings Back Rare Genetic Disease Data In DNA Test Results23andMe has brought back 35 tests that tell users whether they carry genetic mutations for rare diseases like cystic fibrosis.
Health Watchdog Group Finds Cancer-Causing Chemicals E-CigarettesSmoking e-cigarettes or "vaping" is hazardous to your health according to a Bay Area health watchdog group.
FDA Approves Female Sex Pill Addyi, With Safety RestrictionsThe Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
'Female Viagra' Pill To Increase Women's Sex Drive May Get FDA ApprovalWoman may be able to turn on desire by popping a pill. A drug dubbed the "female Viagra' or 'the little pink pill' that boosts women's sex drive could available by prescription soon.
Feds: Popular Intravenous Pump Can Be Hacked; Warning Issued To HospitalsFederal agencies are sounding a warning over a widely-used medical device and its vulnerability to hackers.
7 Food Labels Shoppers Should Ignore Because They Are MeaninglessSome labels, like “organic,” “low-fat,” or “sugar-free” have real nutritional value because they are regulated by federal law. Others are just empty and purposely vague. Here are 7 meaningless labels you probably hear all the time.
FDA: Trans Fats A ‘Threat To Public Health’ - Food Industry Must Phase Them OutArtificial trans fats can raise levels of "bad" cholesterol and lower "good" cholesterol, increasing the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
FDA Panel Backs ‘Female Viagra,’ Remain Concerned About Its SafetyThe panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 18-6 in favor of Sprout Pharmaceutical's daily pill, flibanserin, on the condition that the company develops a plan to manage its risks.
'Like A Bomb Went Off In My Body': Patients Demand New Antibiotics Warnings Due To Strong ReactionsPatients report terrible side effects from a powerful strain of prescription antibiotics, and now doctors are calling for the strongest warnings imaginable.