More than two dozen Nestle cookie dough products are being recalled due to the potential presence of rubber pieces, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration.
More than 2,000 cases of apples shipped to eight states, including Illinois, have been recalled because of possible listeria contamination. Affected varieties include Honeycrisp, Fuji and Red Delicious.
Hospitals could soon face shortages of critical surgical tools because several plants that sterilize the equipment have been shut down, government health officials said Friday.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13 new warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous neck tumors, diseased lungs and feet with amputated toes.
The legal challenge by the Vapor Technology Association is the latest hurdle in the Food and Drug Administration’s yearslong effort to regulate the multibillion-dollar vaping industry, which includes makers and retailers of e-cigarette devices and flavored solutions.
Even if you rely more on sight and smell to size up foods, you might be surprised by the risks and practices around food spoilage.
Thousands of gravely ill cancer patients each year seek “compassionate use” access to treatments that are not yet on the market but have shown some promise in early testing and aren’t available to them through a study.
A new rule would require that mammography providers notify women who have dense breast tissue, a risk factor for breast cancer.
As many as one in seven women experience postpartum depression, which can be life-threatening when severe. But there hasn’t been a treatment specific to the condition – until now.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is warning patients and health care providers about the risks of stem cell therapies that are not approved by the FDA following a national investigation into their use.
For the first time in 30 years, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for depression.
A top U.S. regulator wants to meet with Walgreens leaders to discuss whether the drugstore chain has a problem with illegal tobacco sales to minors.
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration said people shouldn’t eat any romaine because of an E. coli outbreak. Now, it says it’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again. Just be sure to check the label.
Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak. Two people in Illinois have tested positive for this same outbreak strain.
The state of Illinois doesn’t track the number of pharmacies that mix, combine or alter the ingredients of a drug or require those that perform sterile compounding to report serious adverse events, according to a new report by Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Illinois General Assembly has sent a bill to Gov. Bruce Rauner that will allow terminally ill patients to try experimental medication that hasn't yet been approved by the FDA. We'll hear more on the debate over whether the bill gives families a lifeline or puts already sick people at risk.