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Trippy ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression

U.S. health officials have approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as a new option for patients with severe depression.

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is stepping down after nearly two years leading the agency's response to a host of public health challenges, including the opioid epidemic, rising drug prices and underage vaping.

The best Rx for teens addicted to vaping? No one knows

The nation's top health authorities agree that teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know the best way to help teenagers who may be addicted to nicotine.

Citing E. coli outbreak, US officials say don’t eat romaine

The Food and Drug Administration says it's working with officials in Canada, where people are also being warned to stay away from romaine lettuce.

Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication from GW Pharmaceuticals on Monday to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy.

FDA suspends Kentucky facility linked to E. coli outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration has suspended a Kentucky facility after it was linked to an E. coli outbreak involving a peanut better substitute.

Experimental Zika vaccine to begin human testing

An experimental vaccine for the Zika virus is due to begin human testing in coming weeks, after getting the green light from U.S. health officials.

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