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Last Call On Canned Crazy: FDA May Issue Warning Against Alcoholic Energy Drinks Like Four Loko

Stock up on your Four Loko now, kiddies! (Just kidding.) Following a string of deaths and near-deaths around the country related to alcoholic energy drinks, the FDA might crack down…

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Straight From The FDA, The Truth About Organic Cosmetics

When you pick up a fancy “organic” powder, do you actually know what that means? We don’t. But we somehow have the impression that it’s a more wholesome and healthy…

Leonora Epstein | April 7, 2010 - 12:03 pm

Quickies!: The Feds Try To Take A Tot’s Illicit Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration is demanding Cheerios change its advertising that says the cereal will reduce cholesterol by 4 percent or risk being removed from market shelves.

Annika Harris | May 14, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Hold That Diet Pill!

Hold that diet pill! The Food & Drug Administration recently recalled a whole slew of diet products made by Universal ABC Beauty Supply International due to safety concerns.

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Yaz Is Not A Miracle Drug

You won’t be seeing Yaz birth control ads on TV anymore — or at least not the ones that the pharmaceutical company Bayer has been using. On October 3, the…

Catherine Strawn | October 10, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Little Blue Pill Might Help Women With The Blues

While Viagra is an invention that has helped grandpas around the country get it back up for their spouses, nurses, and right hands, it now may be able to help…

Simcha | July 28, 2008 - 5:30 pm

FDA Guards Gardasil’s Market Share

So far in the states, Gardasil has been the only FDA approved vaccine for the double-whammy strain of HPV that causes cervical cancer. However, in Europe Cervarix has been kicking…

Simcha | July 1, 2008 - 5:00 pm

A Hair Do For Hair You Don’t Want

We are finally safe from waxidents! The FDA has approved a hair remover wand for home use. The Silk’n, created by Home Skinovations, uses photo-thermal technology (aka light) to zap…

Simcha | March 26, 2008 - 3:30 pm

FDA Smackdown: Cervarix vs. Gardasil

The FDA is rushing to rubber stamp Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine, for women ages 27-45. Initially, the miracle HPV-preventer has been well received by its intended market — women…

Simcha | March 20, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Gay Blood Is As Good As Any, Darnit!

Happy Hump Day! We here at The Frisky would like to salute the hump and its oh-so-important role in our lives. However, who you like to hump shouldn’t dictate whose…

Simcha | March 19, 2008 - 3:00 pm
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