You still need a prescription, but you don’t have to see a healthcare provider in person to get one.
FDA Wants Doctors To Better Inform Patients Of Possible LASIK Complications, Including “Psychological Harm”
The FDA wants doctors to use a decision checklist and better inform patients of potential risks and complications, as well as what to expect before, during, and after LASIK.
Chick-Fil-A And Other Restaurants Added Sesame To Their Food And People With Sesame Allergies Are Pissed
People are concerned that restaurants and food manufacturers may be adding sesame to products in response to a law that was passed to make it easier for those with allergies to identify the ingredient.
Amoxicillin Is In Short Supply. Here’s What To Know About The Liquid Antibiotic That’s Commonly Used To Treat Kids.
The shortage of this liquid antibiotic, which is often the first-choice treatment for children’s ear infections and other problems, is expected to last several months.
The Ice Bucket Challenge raised $115 million. Part of that money helped fund the study for a new drug that was just approved by the FDA.
Breast implants don’t last a lifetime, and often have to be replaced or removed due to complications or, in very rare cases, cancer. We spoke to experts to better understand their risks.
One day before the FDA posted on Nyquil chicken, TikTok only recorded five searches for it.
Juul will no longer be permitted to be sold in the US, and the products on the market must be removed, the FDA said.
A Monkeypox Vaccine Was Approved By The FDA In 2019. Here’s What To Know About It As The Virus Spreads.
A handful of cases of the rare but serious monkeypox virus have occurred in the US and other countries where it normally doesn’t spread, but there is a vaccine that can prevent serious disease. Here’s what to know about the Jynneos shot.
Lorals underwear can be worn during cunnilingus and rimming, and the FDA just OK’d them as an effective way to help prevent STIs.
For the first time, the FDA has reviewed a clinical trial and allowed a company to market its condoms as an effective way to prevent STIs during anal sex.
The governor's office first claimed it didn't know about the expired stockpile, then a day later admitted what happened.
The FDA has permanently lifted a restriction on the mailing of abortion pills. Here’s what that means for the changing rules on abortion access.
Rare blood clotting side effects linked to nine deaths triggered the recommendation, which stops short of calling for ceasing use of the one-shot vaccine.
The emergency authorization will allow a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be given to people over 65, healthcare workers, and others at high risk of severe COVID-19.
After Tense Fights, An FDA Panel Said Pfizer Boosters Should Go To Older Adults And Others At High Risk
The advisory panel of outside health experts recommended that a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine be authorized for people over 65 and those at high risk, rejecting the benefit for the general population.
In a review published on Monday, the experts said the evidence does not show that boosters are needed for the general population.
The approval will likely spur vaccination mandates at schools, hospitals, and businesses across the country.
A Highly Controversial Alzheimer’s Treatment Won FDA Approval. Scientists Say We Don’t Know If It Actually Works.
In one sense, aducanumab is a historic drug — but many scientists say its approval is a triumph of business interests over public health.
The emergency authorization of the vaccine opens eligibility to nearly 17 million school-age kids.
The vaccine, which had been paused for a week and a half, will restart after a federal advisory panel concluded that its benefits in lives saved outweigh its risks from rare but dangerous blood clots.
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been shown to be effective at reducing severe cases of COVID-19 with just one shot.
An ongoing debate between Curative and the Food and Drug Administration underscores a philosophical split in testing.
The FDA’s vague warning about false negatives from Curative’s test has confused testing experts and health departments, many of which are still offering the test to anyone who wants one.
By cutting doses in half or delaying second shots, some scientists say we could maximize the number of people who get vaccinated. Others argue that could be dangerous.
Moderna’s vaccine has been shown to work very well, preventing COVID-19 with no serious effects.
The FDA just authorized Pfizer’s vaccine. Here's what you need to know about it.
If approved, the vaccine could become the second shot to become available in the US by December.
If authorized, healthcare workers and vulnerable groups might start getting the two-shot vaccine before the end of the year.
Eli Lilly’s experimental coronavirus therapy, bamlanivimab, received an emergency use authorization for mild to moderate COVID-19.