In a matter of weeks, the so called ‘morning-after pill’ will be made available to anyone with the money to buy it—including very young girls.
The FDA says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended in a move to help millions of Americans kick the habit.
Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.
No matter how many shots, fillers and serums we use, the laws of gravity still win. The only real way to lift the skin on your face and neck is a facelift.
Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.
The makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills will be required to lower the dosage of their drugs due to studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness.
Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so.
The Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval of Johnson & Johnson’s prostate cancer pill Zytiga for men with an earlier stage of the disease.
Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations.
Dozens of North Texas clinics and healthcare centers were customers of a Massachusetts pharmacy at the center of a nationwide meningitis outbreak.
The FDA released — and later retracted — a list that included more medical facilities across the country that received medicines from the company linked to the meningitis outbreak.