Federal health officials

BOSTON | Boston U. boosts lung cancer research with Johnson & Johnson

BOSTON (AP) — Boston University is pairing with Johnson & Johnson to help fight lung cancer. School officials announced Wednesday the company will pay for a new lung center at the university where researchers will work to prevent and cure the disease. It’s part of a five-year research partnership between the school and Johnson & … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston U. boosts lung cancer research with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON | US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are warning parents about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient. The Food and Drug Administration is asking manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The agency said Wednesday that various gels containing the drug benzocaine (BEN-zoh-keyn) can cause rare but … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children

WASHINGTON | Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

WASHINGTON | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a monthlong operation against illegal … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

WASHINGTON | Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

WASHINGTON | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a monthlong operation against illegal sales … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

WASHINGTON | US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

WASHINGTON | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it has issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a nationwide operation against illegal … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools