Posts tagged "FDA"
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.

Feb. 5 news: FDA head to resign, anti-vaccination arguments, vaping

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.
APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

Consumers will soon better know the nutrition content of food at chain restaurants and other food retailers, thanks to a new menu labeling rule announced today by FDA.

Nov. 25 news – FDA menu rules, Ebola survivor plasma, flu in FL

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Oct. 2 news: FSMA funding, antibiotic use in animals, military healthcare

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.

Aug. 7 news: Tattoo ink warnings, Obama on Ebola, fast tracking medical school

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.
The Nation's Health: How can messaging influence health behaviors?

The Nation’s Health: How can messaging influence health behaviors?

A young man walks up to a convenience store counter and asks for a pack of cigarettes. He throws some money on the counter, but the cashier says, “That’s not enough.”
Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

Q&A with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to Public Health Newswire about National Public Health Week, current FDA goals and how the U.S. can become the healthiest nation in one generation.