Juul Use Labeled an Epidemic

U.S. high school students have learned to expect a few things when they enter a school restroom: messy mirrors, a lack of paper towels, and about three students using a Juul. Before school starts, after school ends, or in the middle of a test– students will be Juuling in the bathroom. The FDA has finally declared that […]
  • Keith Habarta
  • September 13, 2018
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Nasal spray recalled, your health at risk?

Nasal nightmare CVS Health’s 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist is one product that was removed from shelves on Wednesday after the FDA found that the nasal spray contained a microbiological contaminant. FDA officials state that the contaminant is called Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a clear liquid that can lead to infection in the colon. In fact, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 13, 2018
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FDA may label soy and almond milk as not “milk”

Soy and almond “juice?” Many coffee shops, grocery stores, and other sellers label non-dairy products like soy and almond milk as just that – milk. Now, the US Food and Drug Administration may be changing the labels on these products. According to the FDA, milk is “the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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Meditation app Headspace set to unravel FDA-approved programs

Is meditation the new medication? Headspace is a mindfulness and meditation app in which users can listen to meditation sessions and sounds anytime and anywhere. The London-based company was founded in just 2010, yet it already has 30 million users and is worth $250 million. And the executives have nothing but expansion in mind. On […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 7, 2018
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FDA Bans the Sales of Bulk Concentrated Caffeine Products

Powdered caffeine has caused caffeine overdose in the past – leading to the loss of precious lives. The FDA has banned the sales of bulk caffeine products in powdered and liquid form. Four years ago, there was an uproar over the death of a prom king in Ohio. Logan Stiner, who at the time of […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 16, 2018
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The FDA is making food companies stop using trans fats this month

As reported by Bloomberg, the FDA is forcing food companies to stop including trans fats, or partially-hydrogenated oils, in food products this month. Three years ago, a deadline was set for companies to stop using trans fats in their products. Now we’re reaching that deadline. What are trans fats? Small amounts of trans fat may naturally occur in animal […]
  • Ashley Leader
  • August 18, 2017
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Stocks Sink Across Tobacco Industry as FDA Announces Plan to Tighten Regulations

The FDA announced Friday that it will tighten regulations imposed upon the tobacco industry, with a view toward encouraging manufacturers to produce less addictive cigarettes, Lauren Thomas of CNBC reports. “Envisioning a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction, and where adults who still need or want nicotine could get it from […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 30, 2017
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Kroger Recalls Four Products with Possible Salmonella Contamination

These days, there have been so many product recalls due to Salmonella and virus scares. Products like frozen chicken, cilantro imported from Mexico and even dog food have been recalled due to bacterial infections that the food may cause. Kroger is one of the largest retail chain stores from Cincinnati based on revenue. Apparently, the […]
  • Leanne Coelho
  • July 29, 2015
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Bristol-Myer’s New Melanoma Drug Receives Accelerated Approval

Bristol-Myers Squibb is one the leading pharmaceutical companies around the world, and they were just granted approval from the Food and Drug Administration to start releasing a new drug that will help patients with Melanoma. Opdivo is the new drug being released by BMS, after being confirmed as a beneficial drug that will severely help […]
  • Joseph Schlegel
  • December 9, 2014
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