Understanding Food Labels
Jul 12, 2019
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?
Here are some ways to decode the label and some of the ingredients we often see.
Let's start at the...
Essential Oils and Your Health
Jul 11, 2019
Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children.
These oils, made from leaves or herbs, have been marketed to help with stress,...
Summer Safety for Kids
Jul 01, 2019
The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids are hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun.
It's summer time, and that means sun and heat. If you aren't careful, the...
Another Biosimilar to Herceptin
Jun 22, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved another biosimilar to a drug that treats breast, stomach and esophageal cancer.
This biosimilar is called Kanjinti (trastuzumab-anns). The FDA approved it because it appeared to have...
Marketing of IBS Device Is a Go
Jun 14, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of a device to help with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) pain.
This device is designed to help reduce stomach pain due to IBS. It is intended for adolescents between the...
Safety Risk for Certain Dietary Supplements
Jun 06, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning statement on certain dietary supplements.
This warning focuses on dietary supplements that contain vinpocetine. This substance may be referred to on dietary product labels as...