After Cannabis Drug Approved For Epilepsy Patients, North Texas Families Still Waiting“It might not work,” said Manolo Banda, whose daughter has seizures. “But I think as a parent you want to exhaust all options.”
U.S. Approves 1st Marijuana-Based Drug For SeizuresU.S. health regulators have approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law.
FDA Backs Off 'Added Sugar' Label For Maple Syrup & HoneyThe FDA is backing off of its plan to label pure natural products, like maple syrup and honey, as containing added sugars. Critics called the plan misleading, illogical and confusing.
U.S. Could Back 1st Pot-Derived Medicine, And Some Are WorriedA pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant.
Birth Control Pills Recalled After Glitch That Could Cause PregnancyAllergan is voluntarily recalling packs of its birth control pills in the U.S. because of a packaging error with placebos.
FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off ShelvesFederal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient.
FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are UnsafeThe FDA released a statement urging Americans to avoid buying over-the-counter medications containing benzocaine.
Prescription Drug Dispensing Errors Kill Thousands Per Year In U.S.The CBS 11 I-Team has learned that there are more than 2.3 million prescription drug dispensing errors made every year in pharmacies across the United States.
Possible Listeria Contamination Leads To Fruity Ice Pops' RecallThree thousand cases of Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Sugar Free Twin Pops were recalled for possible Listeria contamination, according to The Food and Drug Administration.
FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Gets Darker In SunlightA new invention could make sunglasses a thing of the past. FDA officials have signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will get darker when the wearer is in the sunlight.
Vaping Is Now An Epidemic Among U.S. High School StudentsA spike in vaping by high school students has grabbed the attention of the FDA. The trend is prompting concerns that companies are marketing vaping products to younger users.
FDA Didn't Issue New Statement On Vaccines And AutismVaccines do not cause autism and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration did not make any new statement this week about the long-debunked claim.
FDA Chief Wants More Mail Inspectors To Stem Opioid InfluxThe head of the FDA wants to more than double the number of packages that his agency inspects, an effort to stem the flow of opioids that runs through the international mail supply.
FDA: Lead Test Could Be Delivering False Negative ResultsChildren can contract lead poisoning from toys, dirt, paint, even the water in pipes.
Texas Families Urge Lawmakers To Move Faster To Screen Newborns For Deadly Genetic DiseaseWith a newly FDA-approved treatment, doctors says the lives of nearly one hundred Texas babies can be saved every year by screening newborns for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.