Posts in: FDA

The FDA’s new nutrition labels might not do enough to reduce obesity

The FDA’s new nutrition labels might not do enough to reduce obesity

Serving sizes will be increased on new food labels, but many won’t know what to do with that information

By | Posted January 23, 2017

Finding real relief

Finding real relief

The search for an effective dietary supplement

By | Posted April 11, 2016

Why we're not ready for GMO labeling — yet

Why we’re not ready for GMO labeling — yet

Until the public can see eye-to-eye with the majority of scientists, extra labeling isn’t worth the stress

By | Posted March 11, 2015

FDA approves implanted weight loss device

FDA approves implanted weight loss device

The device uses electric pulses to suppress hunger to help obese adults who have had difficulty losing weight independently

By | Posted January 21, 2015

Long John Silver’s invites you to the seafood revolution

Long John Silver’s invites you to the seafood revolution

Their “Think Fish” campaign aims to refresh an outdated, unhealthy model — but can it be saved?

By | Posted July 18, 2014

Smoke your way to better health?

Smoke your way to better health?

As the FDA takes its first regulatory steps, state and local governments opt for a cautionary approach toward a controversial product that looks (too much?) like the real thing

By | Posted June 6, 2014

When science bites back

When science bites back

The release of genetically modified mosquitoes to control dengue is still raising opposition from Key West residents

By | Posted March 28, 2014

On the cutting block

On the cutting block

Raw-milk cheese: deadly, nutritious, or just delicious?

By | Posted April 23, 2013

E-cigarettes in New York City

E-cigarettes in New York City

Smokeless in the city

By | Posted April 29, 2011

Drugs and Social Media Don’t Mix

Drugs and Social Media Don’t Mix

Space limitations plus lagging guidelines make drug ads on the web difficult

By | Posted December 7, 2010