FDA: NO Display Calorie Count Policy For Restaurants 2016 


Want to know how many calories are in that slice of delivery pizza or movie theater popcorn? Sit tight. America will elect a new president before menus across the country are required to feature detailed calorie counts. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will push back the deadline for chain restaurants, grocery stories and other establishments […]

FDA Gives Green Signal To ‘Entresto’ The New Heart Drug – Cuts Death Risk by 20%


Excitement grows as the Food and Drug Administration approves a new heart failure drug ‘Entresto’ from Novartis that has been 20 % reduction in the risk of death from cardiovascular causes or hospitalization for worsening heart failure. The results were revealed after a large clinical trial nearly a year ago. Novartis has already predicted that […]

CDC: Heroin Use And Addiction Are Increasing Dramatically In The US


A new report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that deaths from heroin have quadrupled between 2002 and 2013. Rates of abuse doubled among women and went up 50 percent among men during the same time period. Heroin overdose has taken many celebrity lives during this time – including Chris Farley […]

FDA Passes New Restrictions on Liquid Nicotine after Rise in Children Poisonings Nation wide


The Food and Drug Administration has called for stricter restrictions on liquid nicotine after an upsurge in poisonings reported by emergency rooms and poison centers nationwide. The agency said in an online posting it is considering whether “it would be appropriate for the protection of the public health to warn the public about the dangers […]

FDA Commissioner Added Her Voice to the Urgency of Measles Vaccination. Will One More Voice Matter


Governors, senators, scientists, health officials, the CDC, parents, school officials and even the president have shown grave concern about the development of the measles infection in the country. Will one voice matter. This time it’s from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s commissioner. Describing the latest measles outbreak as “alarming,” Dr. Margaret Hamburg, outgoing commissioner […]

CA Law Makers On Increasing Smoking Age from 18 to 21: Sorry Kiddo, You Can Vote But You Can’t Smoke!

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California lawmakers are thinking of changing the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Oh my you can vote junior but you can’t smoke. There’s even a movement for lowering the voting age to 16. Will it seem the direction between smoking and voting is going the opposite way? The Los Angeles Times reported that […]

Consumer Report Survey: Only 9% of Those Who Take Weight Lose Supplement Attain Their Target.


  A lot of people have losing weight as one of the New Year’s resolution every year and many of them seek help by drinking diet supplements. However, can we rely on the claims printed on the bottles of these supplements? A survey was made and the results were far from encouraging. A lot of […]