'Science-Based Decision', FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored CigarsThe Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will begin the process of banning menthol tobacco cigarettes, as well as all flavored cigars.
US To Resume Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccinations Despite Rare Blood Clot RiskThe FDA and CDC officially lifted the pause that was put in place last Tuesday, August 13, despite concerns over a potential link to rare and deadly blood clots.
North Texas At-Home And In-Person COVID Vaccination Events Canceled Because Of Johnson & Johnson 'Pause'Health organizations and municipalities across North Texas are canceling their COVID-19 vaccination events after federal recommendations that use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine be temporarily paused.
FDA Recommends 'Pause' For Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine To Review Blood Clot CasesThe Food and Drug Administration has recommended a "pause" in use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to review blood clot cases.
Texas To Receive More Than 400,000 First Doses Of COVID-19 VaccineThe state of Texas will receive 401,750 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the federal government for the week of Feb. 8.
New Coronavirus Variant Could Be Dominant Strain By March, CDC SaysIt is known to be 50% more transmissible than the current variant. New data found that contagious variant is already in 10 states, including Texas.
As Vaccines Roll Out, Clinical Trial In Fort Worth For Another COVID-19 Vaccine Struggles To Get VolunteersA Fort Worth clinical research firm is enrolling participants in phase three trials for a COVID-19 vaccine from Novavax, but they're having a hard time getting people to sign up.
2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be Approved By End Of WeekThe first Pfizer vaccine shipments arrived this week at North Texas hospitals. The state expects to receive even more in the coming weeks.
First Over-The-Counter At-Home COVID-19 Test About To Hit Stores Called 'Game Changer'You can find out if you’re positive or negative for the virus within 20 minutes, without having to send your sample to a lab.
North Texas COVID-19 Patient Calls Therapeutic He Took 'Kind Of A Miracle Drug'Randy Isenberg said hours after getting the infusion, he felt like a new person. "It means that your fever's gone. The muscle aches, the fatigue."
North Texas Facilities Prepare To Receive, Start Administering Pfizer COVID-19 VaccineMethodist Dallas Medical Center will be among the first four sites in Texas to get the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, December 14.
FDA Working "Rapidly" To Grant Emergency Use Of Pfizer's COVID-19 VaccineThe U.S. Food and and Drug Administration said Friday it will work quickly to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use after an advisory panel voted in favor of it.
Recall Issued After Depression, Erectile Dysfunction Drugs 'Inadvertently Packaged Together'A "product mix-up" between two separate drugs used to treat depression and erectile dysfunction has led to a recall by pharmaceutical distributor AvKare.
Despite Urgency And Pressure, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn Says 'Corners Cannot Be Cut' In Authorizing COVID-19 Vaccine“We look at the data ourselves and we number crunch the data ourselves, so we’ll drawl own conclusions from the data.” FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn told CBS 11.
Governor Abbott: Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Ready For Possible December ActivationTexas Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services [DSHS] released "guiding principles" on Monday, November 23 regarding how the state will distribute a COVID-19 vaccine once available. Texas officials said COVID-19 vaccines could be expected as early as December.