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FDA approves first drug for tumors tied to breast cancer genes

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

'God allowed me to have this disease'

For only the second time ever, the FDA has approved a new drug for ALS treatment—and a Michigan man will be among the first to try it.

Top 10 food ingredients to avoid

Some on the list might surprise you.

Hand washing surprises

Here's a hint: Study results run counter to FDA guidelines.

Detox or cleanse diets: Are they worth it?

Your body is much better off when you simply drink water and eat clean, healthy foods.

FDA OKs drug that offers hope to multiple sclerosis patients

Researcher calls the benefits of ocrelizumab 'quite stunning.'

Don't be deceived by skin-care labels

Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do.

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

FDA eases hearing aid rules

Changes could mean the devices are easier to obtain—and less costly.

FDA: Know risks of permanent birth control

Some devices can cause serious complications—and it may also take up to three months before they start working.

La FDA renueva el llamado para reducir la sal en los alimentos procesados

Al reducir las fuentes de sodio ocultas, la agencia espera reducir el consumo general en Estados Unidos.

Mercury in your makeup? Toss it

Cosmetics labeled "anti-aging" or "skin lightening" may contain mercury, according to the FDA.