The Food and Drug Administration has decided not to ban BPA in food packaging, despite mounting pressure and a pile of research pointing to possible health risks.
It’s estimated that 50 to 70 percent of ground beef contains what’s become known as pink slime, ammonia used to kill bacteria. It’s been on the market for years.
Americans are consuming more food dye than ever. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the lowdown on dye.
A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill from Vivus Inc., a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.
The FDA has approved additional suppliers for two crucial cancer drugs which have been in short supply for months.
It’s called Aeroshot and you can buy it online as it’s not yet sold in area stores. But company officials hope the product will be on shelves around Philadelphia by the end of the year.
A study by the Food and Drug Administration finds four hundred lipsticks on the market testing positive for lead.
Over the past few months, the Food and Drug Administration has had to wade through hundreds of complaints from patients saying they could not find a pharmacy with enough Ritalin or Adderall to fill their prescription. A local pharmacy official comments on whether we are seeing shortages in this area or not.
In a surprise move the nation’s Health Secretary stopped Plan B, the morning-after pill, from being available to girls under the age of 17, without a prescription.
A new federal warning about some over-the-counter weight loss products. The FDA is going after over-the-counter HCG weight loss products.
Growing concerns about a defective medical device, and a lack of oversight. Why were so many people being injured by implants that are FDA approved?
Botox is becoming a super drug for many health conditions, many of which might surprise you. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.
A new way to get the kind of legs you’re proud to show off. It’s a quick and easy treatment, that a growing number of women are turning to. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you the results.
A Halloween candy warning from the government. Eating a certain sweet treat could cause heart problems. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.
The newest technology to melt fat. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the FDA approved device.