Tag Archives: Agency

FDA questions whether Juul withheld documents from the agency in ongoing probe

JUUL advertising outside a vape shot in New York. Melissa Fares | Reuters The Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether Juul withheld documents from the agency in an ongoing probe into the company’s marketing practices that began about 18 months ago, an FDA official said in a letter sent to the company Monday. The… Read More »

VA authors argue agency wait times beat private sector: JAMA

Dive Brief: Wait times for new patients at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and private hospitals were similar in 2014, a new Journal of the American Medical Association study authored by researchers affiliated with the VA found. But while wait times in the private sector appeared to be static between 2014 and 2017, wait times… Read More »

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Fears Increase as Parents Say Health Agency Hiding Truth

So far in 2018, at least 106 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) have occurred in the U.S.1 The mysterious disease, which is reminiscent of polio, primarily affects children and can cause permanent paralysis, continues to baffle the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has been investigating the disease since 2014.… Read More »