'Major Milestone,' FDA Authorizes First Over-The-Counter Fully At-Home Diagnostic Test for COVID-19The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the first over-the-counter fully at-home diagnostic test for COVID-19.
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.
FDA Issues Warning Letter To Dallas Breast Implant Manufacturer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to Dallas-based Ideal Implant Incorporated for failure to comply with current good manufacturing practice requirements.
US Health Officials Investigating E. Coli Outbreak In California-Grown Romaine LettuceThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 40 people in more than a dozen states.
Johnson & Johnson Says No Asbestos In Recalled Baby PowderJohnson & Johnson says that 15 new tests from the same bottle of Johnson's Baby Powder previously tested by the USDA found no asbestos.
Nationwide Recall Of Xanax Due to Possible "Foreign Substance"Mylan Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of Alprazolam -- the prescription anti-anxiety drug sold under the name brand Xanax.
Health Officials Urge Teens, 'Stop Vaping' After Spike In Severe Lung Illness CasesHealth officials are warning teens and young adults to stop vaping after a growing number of severe lung illness cases likely related to vaping have emerged.
FDA Approves First-Of-A-Kind Test For Cancer Gene ProfilingU.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete picture of what's driving a patient's tumor and aiding efforts to match treatments to those flaws.
U.S. Regulators Approve First Digital Pill To Track PatientsThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.
Study: Side Effects Emerge After Approval For Many U.S. DrugsAlmost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications.
Texas Sues To Release Execution Drug Shipment Seized By FDATexas prison officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to rescind a U.S. Food and Drug Administration order that blocks the corrections agency from receiving a foreign shipment of a drug that the state wants to use for executions.
Kimberly-Clark Sued For Claiming Baby Wipes Are "Natural"North Texas-based imberly-Clark is facing a federal lawsuit for claiming Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes are “natural,” “gentle“ and “hypoallergenic.” That’s because the product contains the chemical phenoxyethanol.
U.S. Approves 3 Types Of Genetically Engineered PotatoesThree types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, federal officials announced.
Metal Objects In Some Cans Prompt Skoal Tobacco RecallSome varieties of Skoal, Copenhagen, Cope and Husky brand smokeless tobacco are being voluntarily recalled amid complaints of metal objects, some of them sharp, being spotted in cans.