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.
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The Obama administration Monday outlined a $1.8 billion plan to help prepare for, and respond to, the mosquito-borne virus, as health agencies raised their response.
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.
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FDA won cheers from the public health community today in announcing its final determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer recognized as safe.
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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.
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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.
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