Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.
Members of Florida’s House Appropriations Committee have given the go-ahead to allocating $1 million for medical marijuana research.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a proposed update to the Nutrition Facts label seen on most packaged foods in the U.S. The changes would replace what the FDA called “out-of-date” serving sizes to better align with how much people really eat.
Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis. The numbers haven’t budged over a decade, despite soda use declining. Instead, energy drinks are becoming the increasingly common source of much of the caffeine intake.
The Lee family sits at home eating their chicken nuggets but does “mom” like the idea that as soon as next summer “nuggets” could be made with chicken processed in China?
Garden Fresh Foods is recalling some of their ready-to-eat chicken and ham products which may be contaminated.
The Food and Drug Administration wants South Florida veterinarians, and others around the country, to let them know if they encounter pets getting sick after eating jerky treats.
Chobani, a popular Greek yogurt, has recalled several yogurt cups, a move prompted by reports of illnesses by some costumers.