U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was pressuring the Food and Drug Administration to quickly approve a nasal spray that can treat heroin overdoses in an emergency.
Spray sunscreens are hugely popular and convenient, especially for parents applying it on impatient kids, but several groups are warning that they may pose a health risk and should be used with caution.
It’s a billion dollar a year business. Millions of men are taking testosterone drugs many to help increase energy, libido and muscle mass.
The FDA wants to ban an ingredient in some of your favorite foods, such as microwave popcorn. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on what this might mean to the taste — and healthiness — of what you eat.
The FDA said it’s easy for errors to be made when filling a prescription for your pet. FDA investigators discovered errors stemming from simple issues such as: lookalike packaging, drugs with similar names, and simple penmanship errors.
Some patients trying a generic alternative to their prescribed medications are not getting the same results. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist explains.
Diet pills. Special coffee. Even certain dried fruit. All of these products are supposed to help you lose weight.
The FDA is warning doctors across the country, including a facility in Chicago, about counterfeit vials of the cancer drug Avastin.
Federal officials are intercepting an increasing amount of counterfeit Viagra from outside the United States. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports on some of the poisonous substances that have been found in fake batches.
STREAMWOOD, Ill. (CBS) — Federal marshals have seized food products stored in a northwest suburban warehouse that sells products to restaurants, retailers and other businesses in 20 states and Canada. U.S. Marshals served a search […]
A popular procedure for women to tame frizzy hair is getting some push back from members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)
Federal drug safety officials are warning consumers about counterfeit sex-enhancement pills being sold without a prescription but containing the drugs used in Viagra and a similar medication.
An FDA committee recommends banning menthol as a flavoring for cigarettes — an industry reform that is applauded by health experts.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants you to check your medicine cabinet to see if you have any of more than 500 medicines it is pulling off the market.
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says now that he has a food safety law, he needs congressional cash to fund it.
The FDA believes pictures of corpses, sickly looking people with oxygen masks and stained, decaying teeth could scare smokers into quitting. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.