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Scott Gottlieb’s FDA Legacy

Scott Gottlieb’s FDA Legacy

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning in a month. What were his accomplishments during his tenure and will his successor continue his initiatives?

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Are Consumers Getting the Message About Risks in Drug Ads?

Are Consumers Getting the Message About Risks in Drug Ads?

FDA regulations require drug ads mention all side effects. But a study finds that doing so actually waters down consumers’ view of a drug’s risks.

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Is Club Drug Answer for Treatment-Resistant Depression?

Is Club Drug Answer for Treatment-Resistant Depression?

The FDA is considering esketamine, a therapy related to the party drug ketamine, for treatment-resistant depression. Is the hype surrounding it justified?

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3 Super Bowl-Watching Health Tips

3 Super Bowl-Watching Health Tips

Super Bowl Sunday is associated with a lot of eating and drinking. Here are some tips to enjoy the big game without encountering health problems.

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Could the FDA Be Doing More to Curb Teen E-Cig, Vaping Use?

Could the FDA Be Doing More to Curb Teen E-Cig, Vaping Use?

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that if teen e-cig use doesn’t drop, he may pull the products from the market. Can the FDA do more to curb teen vaping?