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The first US clinical trial of using an in-brain chip to fight opioid addiction is now underway

Opioid addiction is easily one of the top widespread healthcare issues facing the U.S., and research indicates we’re nowhere near achieving any kind of significant mitigating solution. But a team of

Altria Books Massive Write-Down On Juul Stake As Vaping Fears Spike

Altria wrote down its investment in vaping startup Juul by $4.5 billion during Q3, while reporting mixed results for the period. The post Altria Books Massive Write-Down On Juul Stake As Vaping Fears
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a Drug Company Illegally Experiment on a Louisiana Prisoner?

Did a Drug Company Illegally Experiment on a Louisiana Prisoner?

In May, a drug company called BioCorRx began offering free Naltrexone implants, a slow-release drug that reduces opioid cravings, to incarcerated people. The first prisoner underwent the
Here’s why you should never use decorative contact lenses—in graphic pictures

Here’s why you should never use decorative contact lenses—in graphic pictures

Over-the-counter contact lenses are illegal and dangerous.
Halloween costume contact lenses aren’t just scary—they’re dangerous

Halloween costume contact lenses aren’t just scary—they’re dangerous

The risk of permanent vision loss may not be worth the temporary thrill.
Alzheimer’s drug that failed early tests now dubbed effective, heads to FDA

Alzheimer’s drug that failed early tests now dubbed effective, heads to FDA

An analysis in March suggested that testing the drug was futile.
In a First, FDA Endorses Brand of Tobacco Pouches as a ‘Reduced Risk’ Alternative to Cigarettes

In a First, FDA Endorses Brand of Tobacco Pouches as a ‘Reduced Risk’ Alternative to Cigarettes

FDA regulators stressed that the Swedish Match pouches are not safe, just less harmful
In a First, FDA Endorses Brand of Tobacco Pouches as a ‘Reduced Risk’ Alternative to Cigarettes

In a First, FDA Endorses Brand of Tobacco Pouches as a ‘Reduced Risk’ Alternative to Cigarettes

FDA regulators stressed that the Swedish Match pouches are not safe, just less harmful
Beddr launches data analytics, insights, and sleep coaching for SleepTuner wearable

Beddr launches data analytics, insights, and sleep coaching for SleepTuner wearable

Beddr is launching improved data analytics, insights, and sleep coaching for its SleepTuner, an FDA-registered consumer wearable that monitors sleep.

Juul Officially Stops Selling Flavored Pods Until the FDA Approves Them

Juul will also halt its social media marketing campaigns.
What’s actually in an e-cigarette?

What’s actually in an e-cigarette?

There are broadly four main components—but within those, a ton of variety.
Juul, Under Heavy Fire, Pulls Fruit-Flavored Pods From US

Juul, Under Heavy Fire, Pulls Fruit-Flavored Pods From US

Vaping opponents criticize plan to continue selling the popular mint and menthol flavors.
More People Are Starting to Prefer Managing Their Abortions on Their Own

More People Are Starting to Prefer Managing Their Abortions on Their Own

And it's not just because of restrictive state laws.
Juul halts sales of some flavors—but not the ones teens use most

Juul halts sales of some flavors—but not the ones teens use most

The move hints at a battle over mint and menthol products.
Suburban Maryland emerging as a life sciences powerhouse

Suburban Maryland emerging as a life sciences powerhouse

Suburban Maryland has become one of the nation’s strongest markets for life sciences, according to JLL’s latest industry Outlook. As home to the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health

FDA Announces ‘Smarter Food Safety’ Initiative to Address Tech Innovation

A public discussion around the initiative is set to take place on Oct. 21.

This Is How Much Impossible Foods Spent on Lobbying to Get Its Fake Meat Into Stores

For a startup claiming social and environmental values, the figure may come as a surprise.
To try to understand the youths, researchers snooped through their trash

To try to understand the youths, researchers snooped through their trash

The researchers confirmed teens like flavored tobacco products.
Wellness Brands Skirt FDA Rules to Push Shady UTI ‘Cures’ on Instagram

Wellness Brands Skirt FDA Rules to Push Shady UTI ‘Cures’ on Instagram

Promising cures or prevention is against the law for supplements, but at least one product believes it's skirting the line.
FDA Moves To Ban All Flavored Jolly Ranchers

FDA Moves To Ban All Flavored Jolly Ranchers

WASHINGTON—Amid a recent spike in mysterious confection-related deaths, the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday its plan to ban all flavored Jolly Ranchers, allowing only the original