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FDA Warns L'Oreal About Drug-Like Claims For Anti-Aging Creams

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty

* FDA says L'Oreal claiming creams work like drugs * Companies that sell drugs must do clinical trials WASHINGTON, Sept ...

Teens and Flavored Cigars. Seriously?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 01.18.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Cigar use among teens increased by more than 11% from 2000-2010. And the cigars are not the ones that your uncles smoked. The cigars of choice are -- get this -- candy-flavored.

Bestselling Drug Found To Be Ineffective For Treating Breast Cancer

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities recommended Thursday that the blockbuster drug Avastin no longer be used to treat breast cancer, saying ...

FDA Would Boost Food Inspections Under New Senate Bill

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration would have to step up inspections of food plants under legislation the Senate is expected to pass ...

The FDA, Toxins and Your Body

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The FDA has taken no regulatory action whatsoever over the last six decades, to protect the public from unknowing exposures to a wide range of toxic ingredients.

FDA Needs To Dismiss Former Monsanto Counsel

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Samuel S. Epstein

The recent appointment of Michael Taylor as FDA's Senior Food Safety Advisor is of major public health concern since he is a former counsel for Monsanto who argued rBGH was safe.

Chantix, Zyban Wa

AP | DAMIAN J. TROISE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — The Food and Drug Administration will require two smoking-cessation drugs, Chantix and Zyban, to carry the agency's strongest safety ...

India: Wal-Mart's Drug Connection

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Most Americans have no idea that the drugs they are buying at Wal-Mart are produced in India, made by companies that are copying another company's products.