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It's official; there really is an app for everything. The FDA approved the first app designed to track fertility to prevent pregnancy. It's called the Natural ... Read More

The EPA is holding a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Ave., on plans to clean lead-tainted soil at 26 ... Read More

The Trump administration's plan to roll back aggressive Obama-era fuel economy standards for cars, pickups and SUVs is built on computer modeling ... Read More

"The second thing is with the EPA protecting our environment, needs to run studies...toxicology studies to determine what are safe levels for this.". Read More

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Hydrus (Ivantis) microstent to treat mild-to-moderate, primary open-angle glaucoma in ... Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration green-lighted a new app which helps women monitor birth control. The app ... Read More

While no product sold in the U.S. has been found to be contaminated, the FDA says the process used to make some generic versions of valsartan has ... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage ... Read More

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the Trump administration moves to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards, some regulatory officials have disputed the ... Read More

EPA spokesman John Konkus says the new documents made public Tuesday were just a small part of administration discussions on the mileage ... Read More

The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the ... Read More

In his first trip to Iowa as acting administrator of the EPA, Andrew Wheeler sat down with commodity and agribusiness leaders during a small ... Read More

The purpose of the notice, EPA added, was to “request more information about the nature and extent of issues raised by stakeholders regarding EPA ... Read More

FDA approved Galafold (migalastat), the first oral medication for the treatment of adults with Fabry disease. Read More

FDA approved Annovera (segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system), a combined hormonal contraceptive for women of reproductive age used to prevent pregnancy and is the first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for an entire year. Read More

FDA approves new drug for treatment of polyneuropathy caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR). This is the first FDA-approved treatment for this rare, debilitating and often fatal genetic disease and the first FDA approval of a new class of drugs called small interfering ribonucleic acid (siRNA) treatment. Read More

The app uses basal body temperature readings to predict when a woman is most fertile to help her avoid conceiving on those days if using as a form of contraception Read More

FDA approves new drug for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome after at least one prior systemic therapy Read More

FDA approves first generic drug under Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) designation for products with inadequate generic competition Read More

FDA alerts healthcare providers, women about risks associated with improper use of rupture of membranes tests Read More

FDA issued new scientific recommendations aimed at encouraging more widespread innovation and development of novel medication-assisted treatment drugs to treat opioid use disorder. Read More

FDA releases the first of two draft guidances aimed at supporting the development of novel, inhaled nicotine replacement therapies that could be submitted for approval as new drugs. Read More

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s continued, careful oversight of the REMS associated with transmucosal immediate-release fentanyl products Read More

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s new efforts to advance antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary settings Read More

FDA approves first treatment for rare adrenal tumors Read More

PHILADELPHIA (April 19, 2016) – In preparation for Earth Day on April 22 and in celebration of the spring weather, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched its Safer Choice spring cleaning campaign at the Weis Supermarket in Conshohocken, Pa. to encourage consumers to buy home c... Read More

Environmental NewsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Lenexa, Kan., April 18, 2016) - EPA Region 7 has reached a settlement in a civil enforcement action against LHP, LLC, for alleged violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule in connection with renovation work done at one of ... Read More

BALTIMORE (April 18, 2016) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $22,000 environmental justice grant to the Parks and People Foundation in Baltimore to help educate residents about safe ways to create urban gardens on vacant properties throughout the city.The funding from EPA’... Read More

Flint residents encouraged to run water in homes and businessesRelease Date: 04/16/2016Contact Information: Flint Public Information Office, FlintPIO@epa.gov, 312-802-3646FLINT, MI – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the State of Michigan Department of Enviro... Read More

DALLAS – (April 15, 2016) On Friday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Ron Curry attended the opening of Cedar Valley College’s Environmental Learning Area. The college, part of the Dallas County Community College District, is recognized as a Center of Excellenc... Read More

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 21st annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory), today, which presents a national-level overview of annual greenhouse gas emissions since 1990. The inventory shows a nine percent drop in e... Read More

EPA recovers over $10 million for past costs at the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund site in South DakotaTaxpayers’ bill reduced by $40MContact: Joy Jenkins 303-312-6873; Lisa McClain-Vanderpool 303-312-6077 (Denver, Colo. – April 15, 2016) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the ... Read More

For Immediate Release No. 16-OPA011CHICAGO (April 15, 2016) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a unilateral order to Georgia-Pacific, Weyerhaeuser and International Paper which requires the removal of PCB-contaminated sediment and soil from a 1.5-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo R... Read More

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will be recognized as Conservationist of the Year by the National Wildlife Federation at their 80th Anniversary Luncheon. WHAT: Conservationist of the Year Award & Keynote AddressWHEN: Wednesda... Read More

(04/14/16 - ATLANTA) – On Thursday April 14, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with LeMoyne-Owen College to enhance research, teaching, outreach, career development, and stewardship in environmental and mathematical sciences. As a p... Read More

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed agreement with the City of New York that establishes the location for two sewage and storm water retention tanks, included as part of the cleanup for the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site. The agreement sets out a sc... Read More

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will give remarks at the Energy Star Partner of the Year Award ceremony to recognize 149 Energy Star partners in 35 states-- including Fortune 500 companies, schools, hospitals, retailers, manufacturers,... Read More