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Folic acid now added to corn masa flour

FDA says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic population.

FDA takes aim at added sugars

Proposed updates to the Nutrition Facts label on food and beverages can keep consumers better informed of their daily intake.

Overdose reversal in a nasal spray

Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders.

FDA finalizes new food safety rules

Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness.

FDA makes food safer in wake of outbreaks

New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities.

4 things to know before getting ‘the little pink pill’

FDA approves Addyi for female sexual desire disorder, but there's a lot more to this condition that needs to be explored.

Food industry to halt use of artificial trans fats

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove artificial trans fats from all foods sold to Americans.

Slim down that ‘double chin’

FDA approves an injection that can essentially melt that dewlap away, but beware the dangers.

FDA weighs tighter control of homeopathic remedies

Critics say these natural substances are ineffective and potentially dangerous, while backers contend current oversight is sufficient.

FDA OKs new varicose vein treatment

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says.