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Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams... [Read More]
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The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings Tuesday addressing dietary supplements that claim to protect the public from sun damage. [Read More]
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Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that... [Read More]
Health FDA warns of teething items Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday... [Read More]
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine.. Get the latest Yuma and Imperial Valley news, sports and weather from KYMA, KSWT, KECY and KESE. [Read More]
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The troubled Massachusetts company that has been making the iconic Clark Bar since production ended in Pittsburgh in 1999, and whose assets are being auctioned off in bankruptcy court, has been hit with a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration because of unsanitary conditions at its plant. [Read More]
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is banning the marketing of products containing the pain reliever benzocaine to relieve teething pain in infants and children, and asking companies to stop selling these products for this use. On Wednesday, the FDA announced it was cracking down on companies selling benzocaine-containing products for teething relief due to "serious safety concerns." "The FDA is committed to protecting the American public from products that pose serious safety risks, especially those with no demonstrated benefit," said FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb in a news release. [Read More]
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So-called sunscreen pills are fakes and people should not fall for the scam, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, NBC News reported. "There's no pill or capsule that can replace your... [Read More]
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Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine (BEN-zoh-keyn) can cause rare but deadly side... [Read More]
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The Food and Drug Administration has warned the struggling New England Confectionery Company about "serious violations" found at its Revere plant. [Read More]
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Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient. The Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The agency said Wednesday that various gels containing the drug benzocaine (BEN-zoh-keyn) can cause rare but... [Read More]
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Fitbit is making a big move into health, starting with features that it says will allow it to better track heart rate and align with other medical devices like blood-sugar trackers for diabetics. It's also developing tools to detect common but serious conditions such as sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation. Shelten Yuen, Fitbit's vice president of research and development, told Business Insider that the company hopes its clinical trials and a new partnership with the Food and Drug Administration will enable it to make several fresh products available soon. The company behind the simple fitness band... [Read More]
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers of an over-the-counter teething product that can put infants at risk. [Read More]
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Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. The agency has been warning about the products for a decade but said reports of illnesses and deaths have continued. Now, it wants teething products off the market, noting there is little evidence they actually work.... [Read More]
The House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would allow those with deadly diseases to try experimental treatments and bypass the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. [Read More]
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned three companies Tuesday to stop advertising the medicinal benefits of an Southeast Asian herb that's unapproved for treatment of opioid addiction and withdrawal. The agency is asking for a response from Front Range Kratom of Aurora, Colo., Kratom Spot... [Read More]
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With a House of Representatives vote Tuesday, Congress passed legislation that could give terminally ill patients a way to independently seek drugs that are still experimental and not fully approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The House voted 250-169 in favor of the bill, which the Senate passed in August. The bill will now be sent to President Trump, who is expected to sign it. After a failed attempt, the House passed its own version of the bill in March after making changes... [Read More]
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The House passed a bill that would, in effect, allow patients to bypass the Food and Drug Administration and obtain an "investigational drug." The Senate approved the same bill in August. [Read More]
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Handing the Koch brothers and their fellow right-wing ideologues a big victory, the House on Tuesday passed a right-to-try bill that will harm patients and emasculate the Food and Drug Administration. The measure, which is supported by Vice Mike President Pence and which President Trump is expected... [Read More]
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The House on Tuesday passed "right-to-try" legislation that would allow the critically ill to bypass the Food and Drug Administration to obtain experimental medications, ending a drawn-out battle over access to unapproved therapies. President Donald Trump is expected to quickly sign the measure,... [Read More]
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