Posts tagged "FDA"

Jan. 18 news: HHS conscience division, public health and government shutdown, drunk driving deaths

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

Dec. 19 news: Blood pressure guidelines, cell phones and cancer, opioid strategies, homeopathic drugs

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.

April 7 news: FDA approves at-home genetic testing, World Health Day, opioid epidemic

Check out today's public health news for Friday, April 7, 2017.

June 29 news: Scientists push for Zika research, privacy in family health insurance, lead in water

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
FDA deeming rule extends authority to cover all tobacco products

FDA deeming rule extends authority to cover all tobacco products

APHA champions efforts to help Americans live tobacco-free, including laws that create smoke-free workplaces and policies that make it easier for smokers to quit. yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a step in that direction.

Feb. 23 news: Mastectomies, drug spending, FDA commissioner

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.
APHA supports request for Zika funding

APHA supports request for Zika funding

The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.9 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
FDA's Jonca Bull on health disparities ... and hip-hop

FDA’s Jonca Bull on health disparities … and hip-hop

Jonca Bull, M.D., the first permanent director of FDA's Office of Minority Health, spoke to Public Health Newswire about three different agency initiatives to promote health equity.

Sept. 11 news: Black women walking program, FDA and food safety, school-based health centers

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA won cheers from the public health community today in announcing its final determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer recognized as safe.

May 8 news: Mother’s Day ecards, measles vaccine, FDA and Blue Bell

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, May 8, 2015.
The Nation’s Health: States taking action to regulate e-cigarettes

The Nation’s Health: States taking action to regulate e-cigarettes

The FDA is working to gain authority as science on products grows, as reported in the May 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.