Food and Drug Administration

drugs-health

Exclusive: Emails Show This Anti-Tobacco Crusader’s Close Relationship with JUUL

Tom Miller is Iowa's attorney general. He's also an adviser to JUUL, even as the company faces controversy and lawsuits.
Allie Conti
8.9.19
got milk

The FDA Won’t Let These Farmers Call Their Skim Milk ‘Skim Milk’

The FDA is forcing this small dairy to either add synthetic vitamins to its skim milk, or call it 'imitation' skim milk.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.10.18
Heart

Implantable Cardiac Devices Could Be Vulnerable to Hackers, FDA Warns

St. Jude Medical has issued a software patch to address the problem.
Andrada Fiscutean
1.11.17
Travel

The Dangerous Practice of Seeking Medical Treatments Abroad

Over a million Americans will seek medical treatment outside of the United States this year, but "medical tourism" is not without serious risks.
Vanessa Nason
10.25.16
Stuff

Learn to Live with Rats, Because You Already Do

Rats eat 42 billion tons of our food each year worldwide and cost the United States an estimated $19 billion annually. They have earned our fear but deserve our respect.
VICE Staff
9.15.16
Health

Stop Dumping Salt All Over Everything, Says FDA

The FDA's new salt consumption guidelines are here, and they urge us to seriously scale back on sodium.
Wyatt Marshall
6.4.16
Health

The FDA Is Cracking Down on E-Cigarettes and Will Ban Sales to Minors

Vaping manufacturers will have to apply for FDA marketing authorization and provide information on the design and ingredients of their products — and they are not happy.
Sydney Lupkin
5.5.16
Opinion

We Need a New Government Agency to Oversee the Search for Immortality

The FDA is holding America back as we enter the transhumanist age.
Zoltan Istvan
1.26.16
Health

FDA Says Gay Men Can Give Blood — But Only If They Don't Have Sex for a Year

The US Food and Drug Administration has overturned its 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men, saying they can now donate 12 months after their last sexual contact with another man.
VICE News
12.22.15
Health

The Flavor of Your Vape Might Not Be as Safe as You Think — But Tobacco Is Still Worse

After a Harvard study found that most flavored e-cigarette liquids contain chemicals meant for food that could potentially lead to lung disease when inhaled, another researcher countered that this chemical hazard is not new.
Colleen Curry
12.10.15
News

Hospitals Are Under ‘Constant Attempts at Attack’ from Hackers, FDA Says

The agency is talking up threats to hospitals and medical devices, but not following up with enforcement.
J.M. Porup
11.13.15
Health

Food Allergen Recalls Are Becoming A Huge Problem

A VICE News/MedPage Today analysis of six years of FDA data has found that undeclared food allergen recalls have already reached an all-time high so far this year, and have nearly doubled since 2009.
Sydney Lupkin
10.30.15
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