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FDA Authorizes First e-Cigarette, Cites Benefit for Smokers
The decision only applies to Vuse’s Solo e-cigarette and its tobacco-flavored nicotine cartridges.
Oct 13th, 2021
Biden Bets on Rapid COVID Tests
But the tests have already disappeared from pharmacy shelves in many parts of the U.S.
Sep 22nd, 2021
FDA Strikes Cautious Tone Ahead of Vaccine Booster Meeting
Is there enough proof that a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective?
Sep 16th, 2021
Food & Beverage
Former FDA Chief Wants More Independent Agency
The importance of shielding the FDA from political influence.
Aug 16th, 2021
FDA Revives Effort to Ban Menthol Cigarettes
Menthol is the only cigarette flavor that isn't banned.
Apr 29th, 2021
Pfizer: Vaccine Safe for Age 12+
This could be a first step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school in the fall.
Mar 31st, 2021
Second COVID Shot Earns Positive Review as US Vaccinations Ramp Up
The first 3 million shots are being strictly rationed to front-line health workers and elder-care patients.
Dec 15th, 2020
The Final Steps in US Review of COVID-19 Vaccine
A look at the process.
Dec 8th, 2020
FDA OKs $5 Rapid COVID Test
It's the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results.
Aug 27th, 2020
FDA Finds Contamination in Diabetes Drugs
Tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer.
May 29th, 2020
US Reins in Virus Blood Tests
The FDA took action because some sellers have made false claims about tests and their accuracy.
May 4th, 2020
First Saliva Test Cleared
It's a new approach that could help expand virus testing options and reduce risks of infection for health care workers.
Apr 14th, 2020