Tag: FDA

  • The FDA’s new rules about sunscreen labeling: a parent’s guide

    With summer upon us, it is time to talk sunscreen. It is great for children to play in the sun. But, as most parents know, the ultraviolet rays of the sun can cause harm. The immediate potential harm is a painful sunburn; the long-term possible harm is premature aging of the skin and a higher…

  • Troubled times at the FDA

    The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been battered with another serious incident, this one involving bad batches of the drug heparin (a blood thinner) that originated in China. Nearly a hundred people have died and many others experienced serious reactions after receiving heparin which appears to have been deliberately adulterated with a dangerous (and…