FDA

(Source: Facebook/ Kashi)

Kashi To Stop Using “All Natural” On Certain Products

Kashi will no longer use “All Natural” or “Nothing Artificial” labels on certain products.

05/11/2014

AUGUST 08: A generic view of a Powerade Water Bottle during the second day of the Powerade PGA Assistants' Championship at Coventry Golf Club on August 8, 2013 in Coventry, England. (Source: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Powerade Drops Controversial Ingredient

Coca-Cola is getting rid of a controversial ingredient in its Powerade sports drinks.

05/04/2014

Bee Sting Therapy (Source: CBS4)

Is Bee Sting Therapy Buzzing Into The Mainstream?

An ancient folk remedy for chronic pain could be buzzing into mainstream markets.

05/02/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Kids Get Codeine In ER Despite Risks, Guidelines

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.

CBS Miami–04/21/2014

(Source: Medscape.com)

Doctors, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of New Rx Painkiller

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.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

For those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.

04/01/2014

Medical Marijuana

Committee Gives Thumbs Up To $1M Medical Marijuana Research

Members of Florida’s House Appropriations Committee have given the go-ahead to allocating $1 million for medical marijuana research.

03/20/2014

(Source: FDA.gov)

FDA Proposes Changes To Nutrition Labels

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to the Nutrition Facts label seen on most packaged foods in the U.S. The changes would replace what the FDA called “out-of-date” serving sizes to better align with how much people really eat.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

SCHMIDT

Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

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.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

(Source: CBS)

Why Your Chicken Could Be Coming From China Soon

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?

CBS4–11/08/2013

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