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Postpartum depression
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March 20, 2019 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's some good news for struggling new mothers. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug for treating postpartum depression. On Tuesday, the FDA announced its approval for the intravenous infusion of the drug Brexanolone, which will be sold as Zulresso...
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March 10, 2019 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the outgoing FDA commissioner to ensure a ban goes into place on E-cigarettes that are kid-friendly flavored. Schumer says FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has been effective on this front so far, but he fears what will happen once Gottlieb...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on it's way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts into a large beaker at New Earth Biosciences in Salem, Ore. The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil. The head of the Food and Drug Administration says adding CBD to food or dietary supplements is still illegal. President Donald Trump signed a farm bill this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop, but FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a statement saying CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or supplements without approval from his agency. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
December 22, 2018 - 3:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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November 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The feds are warning men about an over-the-counter line of male enhancement products. RELATED: FDA reportedly plans to ban menthol cigs, limit flavored e-cigs | FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants | FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:31 am
The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.
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Smoking
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November 10, 2018 - 2:54 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes as it continues to crack down on nicotine products, including flavored e-cigs, reports say.
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Sen. Charles Schumer
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August 20, 2018 - 7:23 am
The Food and Drug Administration believes that a cancer-causing chemical could be turning up in cereal and other breakfast foods and Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to know why the agency is withholding the information.
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June 29, 2018 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first ever drug developed specifically to reduce excessive underarm sweating. Qbrexza comes in the form of a wipe that's used daily to block sweat glands from activating. It's expected to hit shelves in October. Drug maker...
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Orajel is displayed for sale in a pharmacy in New York Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The US Food and Drug Administration is warning parents about potentially deadly risks of teething remedies that contain a numbing ingredient used in popular brands like Orajel. The agency on Wednesday said it wants manufacturers to stop selling products intended for babies and toddlers because the products contain a drug ingredient that can cause a rare but dangerous blood condition that interferes with normal breathing. (AP Photo/Stephanie Nano)
May 23, 2018 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and...
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