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FDA To Regulate Health Apps

The FDA will start to regulate some smartphone apps that monitor health, officials announced Monday. The AP reports that there are currently over 17,000 medical...

FDA Says Arsenic Levels in Rice Are Safe–For Now

On Friday, scientists from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the results of its initial investigation into the presence of arsenic in rice, and...

FDA Approves Botox for Reducing Crow’s Feet

The form of botulinum toxin known as Botox Cosmetic will now carry indications for treating the fine lines that gather around the eyelids. The injectable drug,...

More Compounding Pharmacy Products Recalled

Injections made by a Texas compounding pharmacy may be responsible for bloodstream infections, says the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reports are the...

Acetaminophen Linked to Fatal Skin Reactions

Acetaminophen is one of the most widely used medicines for fever and pain, commonly found in drugs like in Tylenol. On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration...

Fear the Burn

Not all sunscreens are created equal. That's the message being pushed by the Food and Drug Administration, which this summer will start requiring makers to say...