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E-cigarette users are reporting seizures to the FDA – The Verge

E-cigarette users are reporting seizures to the FDA - The Verge

The Food and Drug Administration just issued a special announcement about a new health risk that they worry may be linked to e-cigarettes: seizures. Since June 2018, the agency received what it called “a recent uptick” in reports where users describe having seizures that may be connected with their e-cigarette use. The FDA collects information […]

Outgoing FDA chief Gottlieb raises ‘concern’ over Walgreens, CVS selling CBD products – CNBC

Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) listens during a House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., March 8, 2018.

Outgoing Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told lawmakers Wednesday that he’s uneasy about Walgreens‘ and CVS‘ recent decisions to start selling CBD products in their drugstores. Gottlieb on Tuesday also tweeted “concern” about the change without calling the companies out by name. “We expressed concern yesterday, I did, about Walgreens and CVS stepping […]

FDA investigates reports of seizures after vaping – CNN

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In a public notice the agency reported “a recent uptick in voluntary reports of adverse experiences with tobacco products that mentioned seizures occurring with e-cigarette use (e.g., vaping)” signaling “a potential emerging safety issue.” Since June 2018, the FDA said it has “observed a slight but noticeable increase in reports of seizures” connected with e-cigarette […]

FDA: Dozens of seizures reported after vaping, mostly by young people – USA TODAY

FDA: Dozens of seizures reported after vaping, mostly by young people - USA TODAY

Jayne O’Donnell USA TODAY Published 10:08 AM EDT Apr 3, 2019 At least 35 people reported seizures after using electronic cigarettes over the past decade, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.  FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency is investigating the incidents, which primarily involved youth and young adults and were discovered in its “adverse event” reporting […]

FDA issues new recommendations about mammograms – FOX 31 Denver

FDA issues new recommendations about mammograms - FOX 31 Denver

[unable to retrieve full-text content] FDA issues new recommendations about mammograms  FOX 31 Denver FDA proposes changes to mammography standards for first time in more than 20 years  CNN FDA proposes rule to notify women with dense breasts about increased cancer risk and imprecise mammograms  CNBC Are Breast Implants Safe? The FDA Reviews Health Concerns  The Atlantic View full […]

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