Improper sales of medicines targeted
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Safety, obesity concerns over MSG food additive
Disease is swift, response is slow
Drug safeguards to be bolstered
Doctors buried by drug data
FDA panel advises stronger warnings for ADHD drugs
2 more women die after taking RU-486
Bush picks acting FDA head to take over as agency chief
MS drug praised, condemned
Maryland's Plan B
FDA head supports quicker drug OKs
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Plan B battle shifts to states
FDA seeks stricter standards for 'whole grains' claims
Series of fill-in leaders is seen hampering FDA effectiveness
FDA tests find high mercury in light tuna cans
Widely used drug linked to kidney damage
For drug inserts, a dose of clarity
Coughers garnering attention from experts
Study counters antidepressant risk
Anthrax vaccine contributes to death of Michigan worker
Little tan pill can grow hair on your head Baldness drug OK'd, but it's for men only
From slaughterhouse to irradiator Food safety: The FDA's approval of irradiation as a means to kill deadly organisms on meat has revived debate over the practice.
Fear of infection results in recalls of gamma globulin Doctors, hospitals report difficulty in getting drug for their patients
Nicotine: taming the perils without kicking the habit Companies aim at growing market with 'safer' products
Senate votes to streamline FDA drug-approval process More experimental drugs for extremely ill patients
Blame it on our ancestors. They were...
The dilemma of those chubby folks whose diet drugs are under a cloud
HARD TO SWALLOW Physician Pietr Hitzig angrily dismisses FDA warnings on 'fen-phen,' blaming bad doctors, not bad medicine, for the diet-drug cocktail's demise.
Children and safe drugs FDA testing: Proposal would require assessment of medications' effects on children.
Md. firm wants OK to sell lung drug Medimmune to seek FDA approval for treatment of babies; Biotechnology
Clinton criticizes key provision of tobacco deal as 'unreasonable' President rejects limits on FDA regulatory power
White House review is finding tobacco deal lacking Officials are concerned about limits on FDA
Tobacco pact 'unacceptable,' Hill panel says Advisory group calls terms 'woefully inadequate'
Beltsville firm seeks human tests for vaccine
Tobacco settlement draws fire Curran and Cardin oppose limits on FDA control of nicotine; 'We can do better'; Restrictions on class-action suits are also a concern
Speedy cancer test wins partner Calif. firm to market PerImmune urine test for bladder cancer
Happy coincidence or sad commentary? Health: There's a chance, but no hard proof, that Prozac can fix depression in children, too. But there are a few ethical questions to answer.
Late-stage human trials planned in Parkinson's test City-based Guilford seeks FDA approval for diagnostic aid; Health care
Copley to pay record fine under plea agreement Company didn't tell FDA about changes in how it made generic drugs
Queries raised concerns over test Worried school worker phoned physician over experiment using latex
TOBACCO LIMITS BY FDA UPHELD; REGULATION OK'D; JUDGE REJECTS CONTROL OF ADS AND PROMOTION; BOTH SIDES LIKELY TO APPEAL
Hospital's experiment draws worry Shock Trauma plans trial of new therapy without subjects' OK; FDA loosened its rules; Poppleton residents say facility should publicize test more
UM efforts bring high-tech industry to Maryland Connections with school prove vital in attracting three companies
New treatment for diabetes in works
Little sniffing over loss of Seldane Health: Allergy sufferers are making do, and getting new prescriptions to replace popular antihistamine yanked by the FDA.
FDA's drug approval rate nearly doubled, Kessler says Commissioner responds to GOP leaders' criticism
No longer a paper tiger Food and Drug Administration: Kessler's sharp focus gave agency new clout.
FDA chief announces resignation Stormy 6-year tenure has included efforts to regulate tobacco; Personal reasons cited; Kessler says he'll stay in the top post until successor is appointed