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FDA warns of risks with Trump-promoted malaria drug

Hydroxychloroquine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against prescribing a malaria drug widely touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus outside of hospitals or research settings. In an alert Friday, regulators flagged reports of serious side effects and ...

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No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker options coming

Virus Outbreak

Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky. They’ve stopped companies that quickly launched home-testing kits until they can show their products can accurately detect the virus. For now, the ...

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FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks

U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications. The Food and Drug Administration said manufacturers should add a warning highlighted by a box — the most serious ...

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FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks

U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications. The Food and Drug Administration said manufacturers should add a warning highlighted by a box — the most serious ...

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Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping. The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the market all e-cigarette flavors except ...

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Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping. The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the market all e-cigarette flavors except ...

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