Food and Drug Administration
The administration's proposed budget would cut billions out of health programs at the NIH, CDC and FDA, as well as Medicaid services for children, the elderly and disabled.
Common blood tests for lead can give falsely-low results in certain cases, according to a new warning from the Food and Drug Administration.
More than 70 drugs approved by the FDA from 2001 to 2010 ran into safety concerns that prompted withdrawals from the market, "black box" warnings or other actions.
The FDA says breast implants with textured surfaces are linked to at least 203 cancer cases, and that nine women have died. Nearly 300,000 people get breast implants each year in the U.S.
Some spa-like clinics will inject an expensive mix of water and vitamins into your bloodstream, ostensibly to ward off illness and boost energy. But can't drinking fluids offer the same benefit?
The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA from three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
The company's lobbying of state legislatures is just one factor in EpiPen's dominance of the market. Manufacturers of competing devices have struggled to gain a foothold.
After more than 100 consumers complained about symptoms like itchiness and balding, the FDA says hair conditioner is a potential culprit. But doctors warn against jumping to conclusions.
Unless a cigarette is safer than others, it can't be labeled "natural" or "additive-free," the Food and Drug Administration told three manufacturers.