Tag Archives: F.D.A.

Juul Illegally Marketed E-Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says

Juul Labs, the dominant e-cigarette company, illegally marketed its vaping products as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration said on Monday, casting a deepening shadow over the safety of e-cigarette devices. The agency issued a warning letter to Juul, saying that the company violated federal regulations because it had not… Read More »

Global Health: F.D.A. Approves the First Vaccine for Dengue Fever, but Limits Its Use

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first vaccine for dengue, Dengvaxia, but placed significant restrictions on its use because the vaccine has been shown to put some people at heightened risk for a severe form of the disease. In clearing the vaccine, the agency acknowledged the serious public health benefit of slowing a… Read More »