COVID: FDA Grants Emergency Use for Pfizer Vaccine for Children Age 12-15The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 12 to 15, meaning access for millions more adolescents.
Bay Area Health Workers Cheer Newly-Approved 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson VaccineExperts believe the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which only requires one injection and needs only normal refrigeration, could be a game-changer.
SJ Fitness Gym Offers Testing For Antibodies For People Who May Have Had COVID-19Red Dot Fitness has partnered with a biotech company and is now offering testing for antibodies of COVID-19.
FDA Approves First Treatment For Kids With Peanut AllergiesThe first treatment for peanut allergies is about to hit the market.
Pentagon Warns Military Not To Use Consumer DNA Kits Due To Security RiskAs more and more people are swabbing their cheeks for saliva samples in hopes of discovering their roots, the Pentagon is warning members of the military not to buy or use direct-to-consumer DNA kits.
FDA Investigates SF-Based JUUL's Campaign For Ballot Measure To Overturn Ban On E-CigsA federal investigation has been officially launched into whether JUUL's political ads were legal.
Trump Proposes Ban On Flavorings Used In E-CigarettesPresident Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.
FDA Issues Warning About Claire’s Make-up Products Containing AsbestosU.S. regulators were warning people not to use certain Claire's makeup products because tests confirmed they contained asbestos.
NorCal Startup Shuts Down After FDA Warning On 'Young Blood' Anti-Aging Treatments
FDA Stages Surprise Inspection At Juul's San Francisco OfficeThe Food and Drug Administration has staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the San Francisco headquarters of the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.
Some Processed Foods Include Bizarre FDA-Approved IngredientsEven if you spend time reading the ingredient label on a food item, chances are good there will be some ingredients that you don't actually recognize.
Probe Finds Deadly Food On Store Shelves Hundreds Of Days After FDA RecallAn investigation into the Food and Drug Administration found some recalled foods aren't immediately pulled from store shelves, leaving the public at serious risk.
FDA-Approved Weight Loss System Flushes Food Directly From Stomach To ToiletThe FDA has approved a calorie-cutting weight loss device that lets people drain food from their stomachs before they digest it.
‘This Free Life’ Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets LGBT Young AdultsA new anti-smoking campaign hopes to convince hundreds of thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young adults not to light up.
FDA Investigates Kellogg After Video Of Worker Urinating On Assembly Line SurfacesA criminal investigation is under way after a video surfaced online showing a man urinating on a Kellogg factory assembly line.