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Mind and Body
1.22.2020 7:19 PM
The FDA is losing the war on vaping to Instagram influencers
Emma Betuel
The FDA is trying to warn teenagers about vaping's health risks, but they're losing the war where it matters most.
Mind and Body
9.16.2019 5:20 PM
FDA Banned This Food Additive, but E-Cigarettes Still Contain High Levels
Emma Betuel
"The FDA needs to implement regulations quickly and immediately."
Science
8.13.2019 7:07 PM
Why the FDA Is Warning People Not to Drink "Miracle Mineral Solution"
Maggie Green
"To be useful in the body, it has to kill germs, but not kill the body."
Mind and Body
7.6.2019 11:00 AM
Is Soy Good for the Heart? Why Nutritionists Are Clashing With the FDA
Yasmin Tayag
“They are trailblazers, and to see them going backward is not good!”
Culture
7.2.2019 6:44 PM
Kratom: As Indonesia Plans to Crack Down, the FDA Denies Involvement
Peter Hess
Indonesia's kratom industry almost exclusively feeds the US's appetite.
Science
7.2.2019 12:00 PM
FDA Warning Letters Have Declined by One-Third Under Trump Administration
Sarah Sloat
"Industry may well take the message from this that the cop is not on the beat as often."
Science
6.28.2019 3:34 PM
As the FDA Warns Kratom Sellers, Utah Takes a Proactive Approach
Peter Hess
As regulation grows, the truth emerges: Kratom could benefit consumers, if used safely.
Mind and Body
4.23.2019 12:07 PM
eTNS Monarch: The FDA Clears the First Medical Device for ADHD Treatment
Emma Betuel
A cell phone-sized device delivers a "tingling sensation" to the forehead to treat ADHD in kids.
Science
4.18.2019 12:20 AM
The Carl’s Jr. 4/20 Burger Highlights the FDA's Strange Relationship to CBD
Peter Hess
On 4/20, Denver residents can buy this burger for $4.20.
Mind and Body
4.3.2019 10:18 PM
Fluoride: FDA Proposes Controversial Change to Legal Limit in Bottled Water
Sarah Sloat
Some scientists don't think the change goes far enough.
Science
3.8.2019 8:37 PM
CBD on Firm Ground Despite FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s Resignation
Peter Hess
With his departure, CBD's legal status hangs in limbo.
Mind and Body
2.21.2019 12:02 AM
Young Blood Plasma Transfusions Blasted in New FDA Announcement
Sarah Sloat
"We're concerned that some patients are being preyed upon by unscrupulous actors."
Mind and Body
2.13.2019 6:15 PM
A Ketamine-Like Drug to Treat Depression Could Soon Gain FDA Approval
Emma Betuel
Esketamine meets an "unmet medical need."
Culture
2.9.2019 1:00 PM
CBD Crackdown: FDA Will Continue to "Closely Scrutinize" Risky Products
Peter Hess
"This is the tip of the iceberg."
Mind and Body
2.4.2019 11:31 PM
Maine Orders Removal of CBD Edibles From Stores, Citing Vague FDA Law
Emma Betuel
FDA reps said they "don't have any additional information to share."
Innovation
1.16.2019 6:00 AM
Bring Your Home Into The Future
By Ally Sabatina
Every time a new smart device comes out, there’s always that one guy—and let’s be real there’s a million of that one guy—that gets performatively pissed about how it’s a stupid invention and we wouldn’t need it if people just stopped being lazy. But…
Mind and Body
11.28.2018 9:00 AM
Your Holiday Gift Guide to the Perfect Night Sleep
By Haley Wilbur
If you’re not sure what to get someone this holiday season, why not gift the perfect night’s sleep? OK, that’s not actually possible, but what you can do, is provide the tools necessary to achieve it. There’s nobody out there looking for ways to…
Science
11.19.2018 11:00 AM
DEA and FDA Remain Tight-Lipped on When Kratom’s Future Will Be Revealed
Peter Hess
DEA official says the answer should already be clear.
Innovation
11.9.2018 10:13 PM
FDA Menthol Ban: Scientific Report Suggests That Bans on Cigarettes Work
Nick Lucchesi
When Canadian provinces banned menthols, there was no evidence of illicit surges.
Mind and Body
10.31.2018 5:13 PM
The FDA Confirms How It Views So-Called "Vitamin Vaping"
Emma Betuel
Are vitamin laden e-liquids supplements?
Mind and Body
10.25.2018 6:09 PM
Psilocybin: FDA Grants "Breakthrough Therapy" Status for Magic Mushrooms
Peter Hess
"This is an important advance in bringing these compounds out of the dark ages."
Mind and Body
10.16.2018 10:00 AM
FDA Cracks Down on Vape Liquid Spiked With Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
Emma Betuel
One product reportedly produced two-day-long erections.
Mind and Body
10.12.2018 5:18 PM
"Tainted" Supplements for Sex, Exercise Unregulated by FDA, Say Scientists
Emma Betuel
"Time and time again, they simply don't get the job done."
Mind and Body
10.8.2018 8:13 PM
The FDA Just Banned 7 Chemicals Used as Artificial Flavors in Common Foods
Peter Hess
If you've ever consumed "artificial flavor," you might want to look at this list.
Science
9.19.2018 3:42 PM
FDA's New Anti-Vaping PSA, 'The Real Cost,' Looks Like a Marvel Trailer
Peter Hess
Well, that backfired.
Science
9.13.2018 4:51 PM
Why Vaping Is an "Epidemic" and Why It Will Be Tough for the FDA to Stop It
Sarah Sloat
Vaping has reached 'nothing short of an epidemic proportion of growth.'
Innovation
9.12.2018 8:14 PM
Apple Watch 4 Beefs Up With FDA-Approved ECG and Fall Detection Upgrades
Josie Rhodes Cook
New features could be absolute game-changers for healthcare.
Mind and Body
8.17.2018 9:09 PM
Kratom: FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Tweets Controversial Statements
Peter Hess
"It’s another firm reminder of why people should avoid kratom."
Mind and Body
8.4.2018 10:08 PM
FDA: Almond Milk Recalled in 28 States — What to Know
Oscar Gonzalez
Milk with extra milk in it. 
Mind and Body
7.19.2018 6:54 PM
FDA Outlook on Plant-Based 'Milk' Is Bleak: "An Almond Doesn’t Lactate"
Emma Betuel
Unless your nuts have mammary glands, they're not making milk.