THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A baby formula plant closed in February at the heart of the current U.S. shortage of the product could reopen as soon as next week, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf told House lawmakers on Thursday. The Abbott Nutrition’s Michigan
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Faced with mounting pressure to help desperate parents, President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the power of the wartime Defense Production Act to get more of the precious product into American homes. Under the new powers, the federal government can use commercial aircraft
WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As many as 50 million Americans deal with acne. The blemishes can be painful and, for some, embarrassing. Now, researchers may have found a new weapon to fight acne — one without harsh side effects. A study in Germany has pinpointed omega-3 fatty
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Dealing with a crippling shortage of infant formula that has many U.S. parents desperate, the Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced “increased flexibilities” in allowing foreign manufacturers to help boost American supply of the vital product. Also on Monday, the FDA announced
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A nationwide baby formula shortage continues across the United States, with desperate parents scouring shelves to find nutrition for their infants. Millions of babies rely on formula — the only source of nutrition recommended for infants who aren’t exclusively breastfed. Two prominent pediatricians
THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Is there a way to make eating out more environmentally friendly? A team of German researchers thinks the answer is a bright green yes. They’d like restaurants to offer menus that clearly label the environmental impact — or “carbon footprint” — of specific
THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who struggle to afford food face an increased risk of diabetes later in life, possibly due to the long-term effects of eating cheaper, less nutritious food. That’s the conclusion of researchers who analyzed data on nearly 4,000 people from the U.S.
WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it is continuing its efforts to boost the country’s supply of infant formula. Amid shortages due to high demand amid recall and supply issues, stores have limited the number of products consumers can purchase.
TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — “Fill your plate up with colorful fruits and veggies for heart health.” Such customized reminder texts may help folks who have had one heart attack avoid a second one, according to a new study out of Australia. “Texts provided reminders and additional information
TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — About one-third of cancer nutrition information on the social media site Pinterest is misleading and posted by businesses trying to sell products, according to a new study. “Our results revealed a significant amount of misinformation about cancer and nutrition,” said study co-author Tracy
MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — America’s kids have a weight problem, but regulations that boosted the nutritional standards for school meals may have helped slowed down weight gain among low-income students, a new study finds. For decades, the National School Lunch Program has provided free or low-cost meals