There has been yet another recall this year for dog food due to possible contamination of salmonella.
Millions of Americans use artificial sweeteners to lose weight. But do they work? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the newest findings on that.
Of all your worries at your backyard barbeque, I’ll bet keeping the ice from being contaminated doesn’t even make your list. Providing tongs for your guests may be a simple solution.
According to the US Food and Drug Administration, 45 million Americans sport tattoos. What are the federal regulations governing tattoos and tattoo parlors?
Chicken jerky dog treats sourced from China have federal health officials urging caution as a link between the products and illness is being looked into. A local pet nutritionalist advises against giving your pet the dehydrated chicken product.
The FDA has not issued an official recall, but state Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Samantha Krepps advises Pennsylvanians to discard or return fresh or frozen shellfish products from Korea.
Medicines like Boniva and Fosamax are prescribed to help build bone strength and prevent fracture. But the FDA review, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, found that after three to five years of use, the risks may outweigh the benefits of this class of drugs called bisphosphonates.
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.