Abortion Pills Can Now Be Picked Up At Retail Pharmacies. Here’s What To Know.
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 FDA Has Approved A New Drug To Fight ALS And It Was Partly Funded By The Ice Bucket Challenge
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 Can Cause Complications And, In Rare Cases, Cancer. Here’s What To Know.
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.
The FDA's Warning About NyQuil Chicken Resulted In Around 7,000 Searches For It On TikTok
One day before the FDA posted on Nyquil chicken, TikTok only recorded five searches for it.
The FDA Is Banning Juul
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.
These Underwear Were Just OK’d By The FDA For STI Prevention During Oral Sex
Lorals underwear can be worn during cunnilingus and rimming, and the FDA just OK’d them as an effective way to help prevent STIs.
These Are The First FDA-Authorized Condoms For Anal Sex And You Can Buy Them In 54 Different Sizes
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 FDA Will Let Florida Use Nearly 1 Million COVID Tests That Had Expired In December
The governor's office first claimed it didn't know about the expired stockpile, then a day later admitted what happened.
The FDA Just Lifted A Major Restriction On Abortion Pills. Here’s What You Need To Know
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.
A CDC Panel Is Recommending mRNA Vaccines Over The J&J; Shot Due To Rare Side Effects
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 FDA Authorized Pfizer Booster Shots For Older People And Those At High Risk
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.
Top Scientists At The FDA And WHO Are Arguing Against COVID-19 Booster Shots
In a review published on Monday, the experts said the evidence does not show that boosters are needed for the general population.
Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Just Got Full FDA Approval
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 FDA Authorized Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Ages 12 To 15
The emergency authorization of the vaccine opens eligibility to nearly 17 million school-age kids.
The FDA And CDC Are Restarting Johnson & Johnson’s COVID Vaccine
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.
The FDA Has Authorized A One-Shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been shown to be effective at reducing severe cases of COVID-19 with just one shot.
A COVID-19 Testing Startup That Has Served 10 States And Congress Is Under Fire From The FDA
An ongoing debate between Curative and the Food and Drug Administration underscores a philosophical split in testing.
The FDA Warned Curative’s Popular COVID Test Could Be Faulty. Here’s What We Know So Far.
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.
A Slow Start To COVID-19 Vaccines Has The FDA Facing Calls To Change Shot Schedules
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.
The FDA Has Authorized A Second COVID-19 Vaccine
Moderna’s vaccine has been shown to work very well, preventing COVID-19 with no serious effects.
5 Things To Know About The First COVID Vaccine Authorized By The FDA
The FDA just authorized Pfizer’s vaccine. Here's what you need to know about it.
Moderna Has Submitted Its Coronavirus Vaccine For Emergency Approval From The FDA
If approved, the vaccine could become the second shot to become available in the US by December.
Pfizer Is Submitting The First US Coronavirus Vaccine To The FDA For Emergency Approval
If authorized, healthcare workers and vulnerable groups might start getting the two-shot vaccine before the end of the year.
The FDA Has Authorized The COVID-19 Antibody Drug That Chris Christie Took
Eli Lilly’s experimental coronavirus therapy, bamlanivimab, received an emergency use authorization for mild to moderate COVID-19.