Food and Drug Administration

Essure is the only permanent birth control you can get with a non-surgical procedure. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received thousands of complaints about it and the victims are demanding to be heard.
(Source: CBS4)

FDA Investigating Complaints On Birth Control

Essure is the only permanent birth control you can get with a non-surgical procedure.

08/06/2015

A tattoo being applied to a man's scalp.  (Source: CBS)

Florida DOH: Tattoo Ink Used In Miami-Area Linked To Infection

Health officials are warning tattoo-seekers after certain inks have been linked to infection.

08/06/2015

Labels on bags of snack foods indicate they are non-GMO food products, in Los Angeles, California,  October 19, 2012.  (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Majority Of Fla. Reps Vote For Ban On State Required GMO Labeling

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —  A majority of Florida representatives voted for legislation that would let food companies not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients. The bill, passed by the house […]

07/24/2015

Blood type may predict and possibly prevent future health problems. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Suspends Local Blood Bank License After Inspection

Federal officials suspended the license of a local blood bank after an inspection revealed a series of violations that could “constitute a danger to health.”

07/17/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

Packaged Dog Bones Could Put Your Pet At Risk

Dogs love bones. But two local families say a packaged bone they bought at a large discount store, nearly killed their beloved pets.

07/07/2015

Flibanserin, the so called little pink pill,  is designed to do for women what Viagra does for men. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Taking Another Look At Sex Pill For Women

A drug to treat a lack of sexual desire in women is getting a third look by the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel.

06/03/2015

Dip Carrots Into Hummus

Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases Of Hummus Over Listeria Concerns

A popular hummus brand is recalling 30,000 cases of its classic hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

04/09/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Senate Seeks To Ban Powdered Booze

Spirits aren’t high on the future of powdered alcohol being mixed in Florida.

03/30/2015

Maestro V-Bloc (Source: CBS4)

“Appetite Pacemaker” May Help Battle Obesity

A new tool in the battle against obesity is a device that promises to turn off hunger.

02/26/2015

ALABASTER, AL - JULY 12: The Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest Grand Prize Winner Jenny Wilson and her dog Honey Belle celebrate at the July 12 unveiling of the newly renovated $500,000 Dream Dog Park at the Beneful Dream Dog Park unveil event at Veterans Park on July 12, 2012 in Alabaster, Alabama. (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Beneful)

Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against Purina claiming thousands of dogs got sick or died after eating one of its dog foods.

02/26/2015

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