This Halloween, don’t get tricked into eating too much black licorice. This candy contains glycyrrihizin, a sweetening compound, that can cause potassium levels in the body to fall. Some people experience an abnormal heart beat, high blood pressure, swelling, lethargy, or congestive heart failure. Remember: Don’t eat large amounts of… Continue Reading Black Licorice: Trick or Treat

In today’s video, we discuss CBD oil claims that are very common on the shelves, yet which the FDA has specifically warned will lead to FDA enforcement action. Today, we’ll discuss several common prohibited CBD claims and ways to mitigate the risk the FDA jaws will snap shut. My name… Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Highs & Lows: FDA on CBD

In today’s video, we discuss CBD oil claims that are very common on the shelves, yet which the FDA has specifically warned will lead to FDA enforcement action. Today, we’ll discuss several common prohibited CBD claims and ways to mitigate the risk the FDA jaws will snap shut. My name… Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Highs & Lows: FDA on CBD

Cancer, it’s a word that if I say it to somebody you have cancer this is like hitting you on the head with a club. It’s a life-changing event no matter how you look at it. My goal is not to be aggressive as possible and kill everything, my job… Continue Reading 2 New Cancer Treatments That Give Patients Hope Again

[♩INTRO] More than eighteen hundred people have died so far in the second largest Ebola outbreak in history. But doctors on the front lines now have a new weapon. Two of them, actually, because a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo revealed two new treatments which can… Continue Reading We Can Cure Ebola! (Mostly—Which Is Better Than Rarely) | SciShow News

[ INTRO ] So what hurts more: being kicked in the crotch or giving birth? If you’re a guy you’d likely argue strongly for being kicked in the nards. Whereas many women would be inclined to argue childbirth. But can science settle the debate once and for all? Nope! …… Continue Reading Kicked in the Crotch vs. Childbirth: The Great Debate

On June 19th 2015 the decomposing corpse of Dr. Jeffrey Bradstreet was found floating in a North Carolina river. His chest bore a single, bloody bullet wound. Days earlier, Bradstreet’s office had been mysteriously raided by the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration. The renowned homeopathic researcher was working on a… Continue Reading Are Alternative Doctors Being Assassinated?

Hello, I’m Captain Chardae Araojo – the new Associate Commissioner for Minority Health and director of FDA’s Office of Minority Health. I am also a pharmacist and an Officer in the United States Public Health Service. April is National Minority Health Month and this year’s theme is Partnering for Health… Continue Reading Mission Possible: Moving the Needle Forward to Advance Health Equity

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug Thursday that’s been shown to stop migraines before they begin. It’s called Aimovig, and it’s the first FDA-approved preventive migraine treatment in a new class of drugs that works by blocking a molecule that’s believed to be involved in migraine… Continue Reading FDA approves new drug to prevent migraines