05/19/2016 - 1:12pm

FAN argues that fluoride supplements were launched in the 1940s on the premise that fluoride needs to be ingested during early childhood to provide a meaningful role in cavity prevention. Today, the body of evidence suggests that fluoride's predominant effect on cavities comes from topical application. 

05/19/2016 - 12:57pm

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are providing technical assistance for the NACDS Foundation’s study, and other key public health agencies also are partnering on the study.

05/19/2016 - 12:47pm

NPA is encouraging members to visit its grassroots website and reach out to Congress and tell them to stop Puerto Rico from creating an arbitrary tax on the industry as the relief package is debated.

05/19/2016 - 12:35pm

The report uses data on specialty drugs covered through both pharmacy and medical benefits, the latter of which can provide particular insight into changes in spending on cancer drugs.

05/19/2016 - 11:51am

Eco-minded consumers have a new reason to shop the laundry aisle thanks to a new product from Tide.

05/19/2016 - 11:45am

The new stores are the first of nine new Meijer supercenters to open – and part of an investment of more than $400 million in new and remodeled stores – this year. 

05/19/2016 - 11:41am

A popular brand of cosmetics either must prove its products really do plump skin, regenerate collagen and lighten age spots, or stop claiming they do, the Food and Drug Administration says. According to NBC News, the FDA sent a warning letter to Reviva Labs over eight different products that also claim to clear up acne-prone oily skin, erase spider veins and help eradicate bruises. (NBC News)

05/19/2016 - 11:31am

Washington, D.C., closely followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul and Denver, are the three fittest of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to the ninth annual American Fitness Index released Thursday by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem.

05/19/2016 - 10:12am

Among the new targets announced in this year's Report, four are aimed at creating a tobacco-free generation by 2020.