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Think e-cigarettes are safer than ordinary cigarettes?

The makers of e-cigarettes claim they are a safer alternative to the real thing. But new research shows they are not danger free.

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Tags: e-cigarettes, Food and Drug Administration, Nicotine and Tobacco Research, Paula Wolfson

How much is too much caffeine?

With caffeinated marshmallows, pancake mix, gum and breakfast drinks on the market, companies are getting creative in catering to Americans' caffeine cravings. But consumer advocates say the food industry should be doing more to regulate and label products with a kick.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 11:50am EDT

Tags: caffeine, coffee, soft drinks, Food and Drug Administration, George Washington University School of Medicine, Paula Wolfson


Senate bill aims to increase drug import safety

U.S. regulators would inspect more drug manufacturing facilities in China, India and other foreign countries as part of legislation approved Thursday that aims to step up oversight of the nation's imported pharmaceutical supply.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: Food and Drug Administration, FDA, drug manufacturing

Rally planned in support of Avastin

The Food and Drug Administration will be holding a new round of hearings on using the drug Avastin for treating breast cancer, and a rally has been planned by the drug's supporters.

Sunday - 06/26/2011, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: avastin, Food and Drug Administration, genentech, FDA