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‘We are making history right now’

Five health care team members become the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Spectrum Health.

‘It is remarkable’

An infectious disease specialist discusses the safety, effectiveness and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Don’t forget the fridge

As you spring clean, reach back into the far recesses of your refrigerator—it may surprise you what ancient purchases lurk within.

Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

FDA loosens drug rules

The agency will allow states to import from other countries and ease up manufacturer restrictions.

FDA amps sleeping pill scrutiny

Popular medications such as Ambien and Lunesta are destined for tougher warning labels.

Top 10 food ingredients to avoid

Some on the list might surprise you.

Creeping threat: Kratom

Reports of poisoning from this unregulated herbal substance have jumped 50-fold in the past six years.

FDA OKs first drug containing marijuana-derived ingredient

Medication will be used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy.

A granular analysis

The FDA has extended its timetable for the Nutrition Facts label rollout—but that shouldn't keep you from taking a closer look at the sugar content in your purchases.

FDA: Teething pain treatments pose health threat

Ditch over-the-counter benzocaine oral health products and opt for the good ol' teething ring.

FDA approves first drug for tumors tied to breast cancer genes

FDA focuses on developing drugs that target the underlying genetic causes of cancer.