Public Health Information/Food and Drug Administration News

December 21, 2018

Certain Antibiotics Tied to Deadly Heart Vessel Tears: FDA

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Patients should avoid a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones due to an increased risk of heart vessel tears associated […]
August 23, 2018

FDA Bans E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Potentially poisonous e-cigarette liquid made by 17 different manufacturers comes in packaging that strongly resembles that of candies, cookies […]
May 23, 2018

Treatment for Teething Pain Poses Serious Health Threat: FDA

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Consumers should stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine because they pose a serious health threat to infants […]
March 28, 2018

Health Groups Sue FDA to Speed Review of E-Cigarettes

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision late last year to delay a review of electronic cigarettes and cigars […]