- Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules Updated: Apr-14-14 7:52 am
- States rebel against powerful new painkiller Updated: Apr-04-14 3:53 pm
- Neb. brewers, farmers fret over federal grain plan Updated: Apr-03-14 2:51 pm
- Stay granted for new Arizona abortion-drug rules Updated: Apr-02-14 7:37 pm
- FDA OKs 1st hay fever allergy immunotherapy tablet Updated: Apr-02-14 12:45 pm
- Beer brewers in uproar over new proposed FDA rule Updated: Mar-31-14 3:22 pm
- Correction: Pink Slime-Lawsuit story Updated: Mar-28-14 8:05 pm
- 25 drug companies to phase out animal antibiotics Updated: Mar-26-14 6:28 pm
- FDA panel narrowly backs DNA colon cancer test Updated: Mar-26-14 5:39 pm
- Under fire, Zohydro maker touts drug safety board Updated: Mar-26-14 1:32 pm
- Federal judge to rule on abortion rules injunction Updated: Mar-26-14 3:59 am
- Correction: DNA Stool Test-FDA story Updated: Mar-25-14 3:31 pm
- Vt. hearing: Teens offered to sell, carry drugs Updated: Mar-17-14 9:14 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
BARRE, Vermont - State officials around the country are rebelling over a powerful new painkiller that law enforcement and public health authorities fear could worsen the nation's deadly scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Breweries in Nebraska say a federal proposal would force them to stop giving spent grains to local farmers to use as cattle feed.
PHOENIX - The nation's most stringent restrictions on the use of abortion drugs are now temporarily on hold one day after going into effect in Arizona.
TRENTON, New Jersey - The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it has approved the first tablet in the U.S. for gradually reducing hay fever symptoms, an alternative to months of weekly doctor visits for uncomfortable allergy-desensitizing shots.
SANTA ROSA, California - A proposed federal rule that would make it harder for beer breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed has brewers' blood boiling.
ELK POINT, South Dakota - In a story March 27 about a defamation lawsuit against ABC over lean, finely textured beef, The Associated Press misattributed statements contained in the network's broadcasts to the Food and Drug Administration. The broadcasts stated that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, not the FDA, deemed the product safe to eat.
WASHINGTON - Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are voluntarily phasing out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals processed for meat, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers has narrowly backed an experimental blood test that uses patients' DNA to help screen for colon cancer.
WASHINGTON - After months of criticism over its recently launched painkiller Zohydro, the maker of the powerful narcotic is highlighting an unusual oversight board that it's assembled to try and prevent abuse of the drug.
TUCSON, Arizona - New rules that would block many women in Arizona from having pill-induced abortions are getting a closer look by a federal judge who will decide whether to put the restrictions on hold as a legal challenge plays out in the courts.
WASHINGTON - In a story March 24 about colon cancer screening tests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Colosure test from LabCorp is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It has not been approved by the agency. The story also incorrectly stated that another test from Epigenomics is a stool test. It is a blood test.
RUTLAND, Vermont - Vermont's heroin and opioid abuse problems received national attention Monday at U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy's Judiciary Committee field hearing in Rutland where witnesses discussed both reassuring signs of progress and areas in need of improvement.