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Why Google and Novartis are teaming up

Jul 15, 2014
First there was Google Glass. Now, there might be Google contact lenses.
Posted In: Google, FDA

Bureaucracy, from e-cigs to internet neutrality

Apr 24, 2014
The FDA proposes a ban on the sale of e-cigs to minors and the FCC proposes new internet rules.
Posted In: Washington, D.C., regulations, fcc, FDA

The guy behind nutrition facts and energy guides

Mar 10, 2014
Burkey Belser has his own solution for the redesign.
Posted In: nutrition labels, FDA

Food labels will get their first makeover in 20 years

Jan 24, 2014
And that might change the food itself
Posted In: food labels, calorie, FDA

Is antibacterial soap actually making us sicker?

Dec 17, 2013
Antibacterial products are a billion dollar industry. But the FDA is asking makers of antibacterial soap to prove their product is more effective than regular soap.
Posted In: FDA, Antibacterial, soap

FDA orders 23andMe to stop selling DNA test kits

Nov 26, 2013
The problem with mail-order DNA tests.
Posted In: 23andMe, FDA, dna

Spit, genes and the FDA

Nov 25, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on the nation's biggest at-home DNA test kit company
Posted In: 23andMe, dna, genetic testing, FDA

Princeton to give out meningitis vaccine not approved in the U.S.

Nov 19, 2013
There have been seven cases of type B meningitis at the university since March.
Posted In: meningitis, FDA

Hunt is on for the last surviving trans fats

Nov 7, 2013
The FDA says trans fat is officially bad, and that poses a challenge to makers of processed foods that still depend on them.
Posted In: trans fat, FDA, Food

What's a Schedule II narcotic?

Oct 25, 2013
Painkillers are some of the most abused drugs on the market. The FDA has been looking for ways to stem that abuse.
Posted In: FDA, painkillers, drugs

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