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There are only five FDA-approved weight-loss drugs on the market.

A popular weight-loss drug may need a cancer warning after users were diagnosed with tumors

Belviq was first approved by the FDA in 2012 and works by making people feel fuller than they actually are. It was never approved for use in Canada.
MSG is just glutamate, a naturally occurring protein, stabilized with sodium.

McDonald’s is testing chicken sandwiches with MSG, and people are freaking out. Here’s why they shouldn’t care one bit.

People are freaking out over McDonald's testing a chicken sandwich with MSG, but the reality is that MSG is everywhere. And it's harmless.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 11, 2018.

The Trump administration just moved a step closer to letting the US import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries

The goal is lower prices and spending for American patients, though some key high-cost drugs wouldn't be included.
A screenshot shows 2015 advertising for Juul products displayed in a print magazine

A teen says she wouldn’t have tried Juul’s e-cigarettes had she known they contained nicotine, and is now considering a lawsuit

Bailey Legacki, now aged 18, told the New York Times she was taken in by Juul's advertising but did not realise there was nicotine in Juul's products.
All the suppliers were based in China, according to the FDA.

Dollar Tree is being accused of importing potentially unsafe drugs from China despite being warned by the FDA

The FDA issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree this month alleging it continued to receive potentially unsafe over-the-counter drugs from China.

Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here’s what offi...

There were 2,051 confirmed or probable cases of vape-related illnesses in 49 US states, and 39 people have died, according to the CDC.

Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

Investigators said vitamin E acetate, an ingredient found in canola, soy, and corn oil, appears to be playing a pivotal role in the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses during a call with reporters on Friday.
A container of Johnson's baby powder.

Johnson & Johnson recalled a batch of baby powder after a test found asbestos. The company says the product is safe.

The FDA found a trace of asbestos in samples from a bottle of baby powder purchased from an online retailer. J&J says further testing didn't find asbestos.
Some doctors want cheese to come with labels warning consumers about its links to breast cancer risk.

Doctors want a warning label on cheese because of a link to breast cancer, but the evidence is mixed

A nonprofit with 12,000 doctor members has petitioned the FDA. A nutritionist said cheese is still safe in moderation.

The FDA just leveled a stark warning against using any vapes containing THC amid an outbreak of lung disease

The FDA is warning people not to use THC-containing vapes, whether purchased on the street or in retail stores, amid a lung-disease outbreak.