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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

FDA Tells Alcoholic Energy Drinks To Ditch The Caffeine — Or Else

It’s like Prohibition for sloppy drunk college kids! Hot on the heels of Phusion Projects voluntarily offering to remove caffeine from its “blackout in a can” drink Four Loko yesterday…

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2010 - 1:50 pm
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