The next DNC chair has an important job: protect the rights of citizens and stand up for the rule of law.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just passed a regulation that will actually protect people, and may save you a few bucks and an unnecessary purchase.
The government questions whether the Judge Rotenberg Center has been straight with families about the risks of its electrical shock devices and alternative treatments.
A bill that would speed up approval for medications and medical devices shows how a major initiative can get traction even in the midst of Washington gridlock — but critics say all the lobbying is drowning out some warnings about patient safety.
Filings from a lawsuit, scheduled to go to trial Monday in Atlantic City, N.J., describe a previously unreported lobbying campaign by McNeil Consumer Healthcare to protect its iconic painkiller.
A firm sold 18,000 knee-replacement tools before the government called a halt.
In the spirit of Halloween, the holiday that might well be sponsored by The Sugar Association, the "Last Week Tonight" host takes on the sweet crystals invading all of our food.
As transparency increases and blockbuster drugs lose patent protection, drug companies have dramatically scaled back payments to doctors for promotional talks. This fall, all drug and medical device companies will be required to report payments to doctors.
Federal regulators’ announcement that they will examine the regulation of non-prescription drugs such as acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, follows a ProPublica investigation.
Scientists can turn the sea plants into oil in less than 60 minutes; the FDA is forcing antibacterial soap manufacturers to prove the efficacy of their product or take it off the shelves; meanwhile, America's state borders would look very different if many had their way. These discoveries and more after the jump.