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FDA examines labels on OTC children's acetaminophen

by Aimee Keenan-Greene Food and Drug Administrations's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and Pediatric Advisory Committee voted May 18 unanimously to recommended changing the labels of all

FDA cracks down on hand sanitizers claiming to prevent MRSA infections

by Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued warning letters to four companies  who make over-the-counter (OTC) hand sanitizers claiming to prevent infection ...
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FDA Acts to Reduce Harm from Opioid Drugs

The White House on Tuesday unveiled a multi-agency plan aimed at reducing the “epidemic” of prescription drug abuse in the U.S.—including an FDA-backed education program ...
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The Latest in Atrocious Supreme Court Decisions - Only 2 Justices Stand Up for Your Rights...

Posted By Dr. Mercola | March 22 2011 A U.S. Supreme Court decision has just given drug companies total liability protection for injuries and deaths caused by government mandated ...
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Unapproved cold and allergy drug crackdown by FDA

by Aimee Keenan-GreeneThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking action against companies that manufacture, distribute, or market certain unapproved prescription oral cough, cold, and ...
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FDA calls for new labeling on asthma drug terbutaline

By Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  says change the labels on the injected or infused asthma medicine terbutaline. It should not be taken by ...
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WA State Vaccine Law Threatens Exemptions & Violates Privacy

Posted By Dr. Mercola  February 23 2011 By Barbara Loe Fisher By Barbara Loe Fisher If you are a resident of Washington state, you should know that there is a ...
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U.S. Department of State recommends avoiding travel to Egypt

Due to ongoing demonstrations, the U.S. Department of State recommends avoiding travel to Egypt.  If you are a U.S. citizen in Egypt and require help or ...
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Counting calories and living longer: New dietary guidelines for Americans

by Aimee Keenan-Greene  Put down the salt shaker, and pick up the salad fork. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the federal government's evidence-based nutritional 'rulebook', has ...
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Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding"

Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin today issued a "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding," outlining steps that all sectors of a community can take to ...
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