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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:56 PM EDT

What to Do When EpiPens Are in Short Supply

What to Do When EpiPens Are in Short Supply

The Food and Drug Administration added EpiPens, generic epipens and Adrenaclick autoinjectors to its list of drug shortages. This doesn't mean people cannot get EpiPens or generics, the FDA said, but they may...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:01 PM EDT

EpiPen Shortage Declared by FDA

EpiPen Shortage Declared by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration says there is a shortage of EpiPen auto injectors, which are used to treat severe allergic reactions.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 06:20 PM EDT

When Picky Eating Becomes a Health Concern for Kids

When Picky Eating Becomes a Health Concern for Kids

There can be some underlying medical concerns in kids who are picky eaters that parents need to be aware of.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 02:26 PM EDT

US Panel Leaves Prostate Screening Up to Men, Their Doctors

US Panel Leaves Prostate Screening Up to Men, Their Doctors

Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men aged 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday by an influential...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:18 PM EDT

Bogus Medical Treatments Dupe Patients on Crowdfunding Sites: Study

Bogus Medical Treatments Dupe Patients on Crowdfunding Sites: Study

They're the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing people with strangers willing to help pay for medical treatment. But new research suggests duped patients...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:12 AM EDT

Teen Wakes From Coma as Parents Prepare to Donate His Organs

Teen Wakes From Coma as Parents Prepare to Donate His Organs

Just when his parents signed papers allowing his organs to be donated to other children, 13-year-old Trenton McKinley began to stir from his coma, "Today" reported. The Alabama boy was injured in a go-carting...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 08:29 AM EDT

Coffee in California Must Be Served With Cancer Warning, Judge Affirms

Coffee in California Must Be Served With Cancer Warning, Judge Affirms

A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

Calorie Disclosure Rule Goes Into Effect for US Restaurants

Calorie Disclosure Rule Goes Into Effect for US Restaurants

After years of delays, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has introduced a law requiring restaurants and other food outlets with 20 or more locations to post calorie counts. In anticipation of the law,...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT

FDA Expands Kratom Recall Over Salmonella Fears

FDA Expands Kratom Recall Over Salmonella Fears

Badger Botanicals is recalling four different dietary supplements that may have been contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration said on its website Friday. The recall affects consumers...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:17 AM EDT

US Abortion Clinics Face Surge of Trespassing, Blockades

US Abortion Clinics Face Surge of Trespassing, Blockades

America's abortion clinics experienced a major upsurge in trespassing, obstruction and blockades by anti-abortion activists in 2017, according to an annual survey by an industry group. The National Abortion...

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