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The DEA’s new marijuana regulations will hurt children and the disabled most

Much is rightfully made of the racist implications of the War on Drugs, but criminalizing medical marijuana has deeply ableist implications, as well.

Kylie Cheung | December 20, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Here are the bizarre reasons the FDA refuses to say marijuana is medicine

Paralysis, depression, and cancer patients be damned.

Kylie Cheung | October 21, 2016 - 10:32 am

The FDA Has Lifted Its 32-Year Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men, But…

The FDA announced today that it will be lifting a 32-year ban on blood donations from gay men. The ban was originally put in place to screen out

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm

FDA Approves “Female Viagra” Amid Health And Safety Concerns

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the “female Viagra,” Flibanserin – under certain conditions.

Flibanserin was rejected by the FDA twice in the past over concerns about

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 19, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Hillary Clinton, ACLU & Others Give Schools Advice On Supporting Trans* Students

Five organizations are helping schools to help their trans* students, Britain has a huge pension gender gap, a 1960s board game for girls featured shame tokens, and the FDA has…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 5:38 pm

Mommie Dearest: Are We Ready To Design Our Babies In A Lab?

I can still remember some of the quieter moments of my pregnancy: laying on the couch, my fingers trailing over my ever-expanding belly, wondering about the baby inside and if…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

FDA Approves Morning-After Pill Plan B One-Step For Over The Counter Use

In an enormous victory for women and girls across the nation, the Food and Drug Administration finally approved the Plan B One-Step brand morning-after pill for over-the-counter use. Plan B…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2013 - 11:20 am

Obama Administration Appealing FDA’s Morning-After Pill Decision

This is why we can’t have nice things, America.

On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced the age to purchase the morning-after pill would be lowered to…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2013 - 11:40 am

Judge Strikes Down Age Limit On Morning-After Pill

Fathers, lock up your daughters: the government is going to be forcing slutty slut pills down their throats!

That will be the Fox News version of events. But…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2013 - 12:20 pm

FDA Considers Putting The Morning-After Pill On Drugstore Shelves

Conservatives losing their marbles to start in five … four … three … two … one: the FDA has until tomorrow to decide whether the morning-after pill Plan B will…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Hair Horrors: Brazilian Blowouts Are Banned!

Good luck getting your hair straightened via Brazilian Blowout after next week — the Food and Drug Administration has come down hardcore on the hair straightening company for the high…

Julie Gerstein | September 11, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Don’t “Man Up Now,” Guys: It Might Make You Faint

Time to stock up on the Horny Goat Weed instead, you guys! (Just kidding.) The FDA issued a warning on Wednesday for Man Up Now, a “dietary supplement for men’s…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2010 - 8:45 pm
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