Some Worry Approval Of OxyContin For Certain Pediatric Patients Will Lead To Addiction SpikeAn extremely addictive painkiller was recently approved for children as young as 11 suffering from chronic pain, but the move has some opponents worried it'll lead to a spike in addictions.
Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found At LA-Area HospitalA Los Angeles-area hospital said that some of its patients contracted an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" that has been linked to a type of medical scope and infected dozens of people around the country.
FDA Approves 'Little Pink Pill' Aimed At Increasing Sex Drive In WomenThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a drug to increase a woman’s sex drive for the first time in a move that has received a lot of reaction.
FDA Could Approve 'Little Pink Pill' For Women TuesdayThe maker of Flibanserin, which many call the "female Viagra", expect to know Tuesday whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will approve the drug.
31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella Officials Say Might Be Linked To Raw Tuna In SushiState public health officials are investigating the source of a multistate outbreak of a strain of Salmonella that has sickened 31 California residents.
Chipotle Says Removal Of GMO Ingredients From Food CompleteChipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so.
Whole Foods Market Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts Due To Salmonella ContaminationWhole Foods Market stores voluntarily recalled raw macadamia nuts Monday due to Salmonella contamination.
New FDA Guidelines To Require Some Chains To Post Calorie Counts On Wine ListsNot everyone is praising a new federal guideline that will soon require many restaurants nationwide to post calorie counts on wine lists.
FDA Wants More Information On Scopes Linked To 'Superbug' OutbreaksFederal health officials are stepping up their oversight of medical scopes linked to potentially fatal "superbug" outbreaks.
Southland Firefighter Says Popular Antibiotic Poisoned His Body, His LifeA Southland firefighter wants to warn others about a prescription drug that he says poisoned him and stripped him of the ability to do what he loves.
Reports: No FDA Approval For Device At Center Of UCLA Superbug OutbreakA piece of medical equipment blamed for a so-called "superbug" outbreak at UCLA Medical Center was reportedly never approved for sale to hospitals by the Food and Drug Administration.
Torrance Lawmaker Wants Answers From FDA In Wake Of Superbug OutbreakA California congressman wants answers from the Food and Drug Administration in the wake of superbug infections at a local hospital now linked to contaminated medical scopes.