FDA Approves First-Ever Pill With Digital Tracking SystemThe decision is considered an unprecedented step in ensuring that patients with mental disorders take their medicine.
Connecticut Lawmakers Urged To Consider Tougher E-Cig LawsConnecticut lawmakers are being urged to impose tougher restrictions on electronic cigarettes and vapor products following a recent decision by federal authorities to subject them to the same federal restrictions as cigarettes.
New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Labels On Nearly EverythingLike it or not, calorie counts are coming to restaurant menus, convenience store sandwiches and more as the Food and Drug Administration announced new calorie labeling rules on Tuesday.
High Hopes For New Heart DrugA new study says a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug could prove to be a major advance in the treatment of heart failure. Researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine that the drug, which doesn't even have a name yet, cut the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.
FDA Warns Tattoo Ink Can Cause InfectionThinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.
Study: Wikipedia Drug References Often Inaccurate, OutdatedAccording to a new study, Wikipedia is inaccurate and outdated when it comes to its entries about prescription medications.
FDA Warns Of Pet Treat-Related Illness, Asks For Public's Help In Determining Cause The Food and Drug Administration is appealing to dog and cat owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets that ate jerky treats.
Buying Prescription Drugs Abroad Legalized In MaineMaine is now the first state to legalize buying prescription drugs from abroad.
Some Cyclospora Linked To Salad MixThe FDA has linked an outbreak of stomach illness in two states to salad mix served at restaurants. Connecticut and 13 other states also recorded cases of the illness, but the cause in those states is still undetermined.
Contamination Of Drugs Found At Connecticut Hospital Prompts Nationwide WarningThe Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors and hospital managers about a nationwide recall of all drugs made by a New Jersey compounding pharmacy because they may be contaminated with mold.