FDA Health Alerts

FDA Warns of Risk of Flesh-eating Genital Infection When Using Certain Diabetes Medications

If you or someone you love has type-2 diabetes and takes a certain class of drugs to help lower blood sugar, the FDA...
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FDA Warns of Serious Risks With “Vaginal Rejuvenation” Treatments

Taking its strongest steps to date against a burgeoning industry, the FDA issued a warning to women, their healthcare providers, and the laser...
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Lymphoma Risk Linked to Breast Implants

For women considering breast implants after breast cancer surgery, trauma, injury, or breast augmentation simply for cosmetic reasons, the FDA wants you to...
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FDA Requires New Drug Safety Labels for Medicines Containing Opioids to Eliminate Pediatric Use

Every day brings new headlines about the devastating opioid epidemic sweeping the nation, and the mounting death toll left in its wake. In...
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FDA Recalls 465,000 Pacemakers Over Cyber Security Threat

Cyber security threats present a daily danger as we are all linked more each day through electronic devices, and now hackers are targeting...
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FDA Investigating Unexplained Deaths of Gastric Balloon Patients

The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the deaths of five patients who had liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems implanted to...
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Don’t Get Burned By An Exploding E-Cigarette or Vape Battery

As the use of e-cigarettes, vapes, and other forms of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) increases, so does the risk of getting burned...
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Teething Tablets Recalled Over Dangerous Toxins

The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Consumer Safety Alert warning consumers of a voluntary recall of all lots...
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Opioid Painkiller Opana Deemed Too Dangerous by FDA Panel

Opana ER, a powerful prescription opioid painkiller, presents too great a risk of abuse and should be removed from the market, according to...
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“Dangerous” Powdered Medical Gloves Banned by FDA

In only the second time in its history, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a ban on a medical device...
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