FDA Approves Dissolvable Stent for Heart PatientsIt will still take years for definitive proof that the dissolvable stent is safer than the older metal implant.
FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Dough Amid E. Coli FearsThe flour in question is among 10 million pounds voluntarily recalled last month by General Mills, the FDA said.
New FDA Guidelines to Include Hookah and CigarsIn 90 days, it will be illegal to sell e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco or cigars to anyone under the age of 18.
E-Cigarette Poisonings Surge in Young Children, Study SaysWhile most kids weren't seriously harmed, one child died and several had severe complications including comas and seizures.
FDA Recommends Restrictions on Blood Donors Due to Zika VirusWhile the FDA stresses that there have been no reports of Zika entering the U.S. blood supply, it says transmission through blood is a real possibility.
FDA Considers Temporary Ban on Donated Blood from TravelersA physician there really is no reliable test that can be used on a large scale to screen the millions of pints of donated blood for the Zika virus.
FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations from Gay MenThe nation's three-decade-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men was formally lifted Monday, but major restrictions will continue to limit who can give blood.
Effort to Get Cannabis Oil to Missouri Residents Starts SlowNeurologists are reluctant to certify patients to try a treatment that does not have federal approval.
Local Specialist Concerned About New Weight Loss CrazeThe new trend is called Combo Pilling which is when two or more diet pills or supplements are combined to create supercharged weight loss.
Local Doctor: 'Horny Goat Weed' Not a Good Mix With CocaineFormer NBA star Lamar Odom may have been used coacine and a herbal Viagra with "horny goat weed" which caused his medical emergency.
Potential Life-Saving Drugs Made Available for PatientsPotentially life-saving drugs which are still in the testing phase will now be made available to certain patients in Illinois.
FDA to Remove Trans Fat from Processed FoodsThe U.S. Drug and Food Administration is pulling the plug on trans fat which are widely considered the worst kind for the heart.