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The Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Has Been Raised to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry

The federal legal age for purchasing tobacco products has been increased from 18 to 21 in a move the American Lung Association said will “reduce youth access to tobacco products and help save lives.”

FDA issues its first approval for an Ebola vaccine

A month ago the European Union issued marketing authorization for a vaccine to prevent the Ebola virus in adults, and now the FDA has approved it. While noting that Ebola cases in the US have been

The FDA is fast-tracking an algorithm that screens for heart failure

Today, the FDA granted "breakthrough status" to an algorithm that could make screening for heart failure more accessible -- both in traditional clinics and telehealth settings. The algorithm uses a

Addiction Treatment Gets Psychedelic With ‘Shark Tank’ Investor-Approved Startup

"This could save lives, cure depression, help alcoholism, get people off opioids—why wouldn’t I want to be invested?" long-standing 'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary said of the company.

The 4 Most Game-Changing Medical Advances of the Past Decade

From the HIV drug Truvada to gene therapies to robotic health advancements, here are the most game-changing drugs and medical tech of the past decade.

The 4 Most Game-Changing Medical Advances of the Past Decade

From the HIV drug Truvada to gene therapies to robotic health advancements, here are the most game-changing drugs and medical tech of the past decade.

Where top VCs are investing in digital health

The world of healthcare has notoriously been described as “broken” — plagued with high-friction workflows, sky-high costs and convoluted business models. Over the past several years, a long list of
2020 Dems Say They'll Protect Abortion Access. We Asked Them About Pills

2020 Dems Say They'll Protect Abortion Access. We Asked Them About Pills

We asked every Democrat who qualified for the debate about expanding access to medication abortion.

FDA clears an interoperable, automated insulin pump

It might soon be decidedly easier for Americans to manage diabetes -- the FDA has approved the sale of an interoperable, automated insulin pump for the first time. Tandem Diabetes Care's updated

Illinois Sues Juul for Marketing Liquid Nicotine to Teens

It joins several states, including New York and California, in filing a lawsuit.

Senate Approves Dr. Stephen Hahn as FDA Commissioner, Despite Unclear Vaping Agenda

The cancer specialist won confirmation to the role with a vote of 72-18

A Complete Guide to CBD Oil in 2020

If you or someone you know is looking to try CBD for the first time, know your product.

Juul Is Now Valued at $19 Billion, Down From $38 Billion a Year Ago

CFO Guy Cartwright cited the halted sales of flavored Juul pods as a factor.
Pete Buttigieg advocates for over-the-counter abortion drugs, fewer restrictions; FDA warns of health risks

Pete Buttigieg advocates for over-the-counter abortion drugs, fewer restrictions; FDA warns of health risks

Pete Buttigieg, a Democratic presidential candidate and the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, wants abortion drugs to be available over the counter and without Food and Drug Administration risk-mitigation

CDC Says No Single Brand Is to Blame for ‘Vape Lung’ Crisis

The CDC named multiple brands containing THC as harmful.
Most flu drugs are no substitute: FDA recommends one shot

Most flu drugs are no substitute: FDA recommends one shot

The FDA posted their latest updated guidance for “Influenza (Flu) Antiviral Drugs and Related Information” for public awareness, current for the tail end of the year 2019. The Federal Drug
Most flu drugs are no substitute: FDA recommends one shot

Most flu drugs are no substitute: FDA recommends one shot

The FDA posted their latest updated guidance for “Influenza (Flu) Antiviral Drugs and Related Information” for public awareness, current for the tail end of the year 2019. The Federal Drug

CBD Industry: FDA’s Vague Warning Confuses Consumers Even More

A distinction between CBD as a drug and food supplement is needed, says one CEO.

Trump’s New FDA Nominee Advances in the Senate—But Faces Tough Questions About Vaping

Dr. Stephen Hahn was approved by a Senate panel to lead the FDA on Tuesday. But he faced scrutiny on the future of vaping and e-cig regulation.
Another company gets FDA designation to treat depression with psilocybin

Another company gets FDA designation to treat depression with psilocybin

The Food and Drug Administration has granted the ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ designation to the treatment of major depression disorder (MDD) using psilocybin, the psychoactive compound found in many