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FDA Advisory Committee meeting to discuss use of COVID-19 vaccine on children postponed as new data arises

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor February 15, 2022

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently postponed an advisory committee meeting to discuss the administration of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to 4 years. The...

FDA Revisits Safety of Newer Birth Controls

Elizabeth Field December 14, 2011

The FDA is taking another look at popular birth control drugs such as Yaz, which previously boasted clearing up acne and having fewer side effects. Research suggests that newer birth control pills are...

Artificial Dye Deemed Safe by FDA

Melanie Rovinsky April 20, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel, which met to consider placing warning labels on foods containing artificial dyes, determined at the end of March that these colorings were safe to eat. The...

FDA Restrics Fat-Melting Injections

Melanie Rovinsky April 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration is placing restrictions on fat-reducing injections that are administered in spas across the United States. According to an FDA statement last week, the drugs have not yet...

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