Since financial reform debates started heating up on Capitol Hill in 2009, financial companies have hired nearly 1,500 former federal employees as lobbyists, a congressional watchdog group said Thursday.
More than 30 privacy and civil liberties groups are asking the Department of Homeland Security to suspend the use of full body imagers at airports, saying there is evidence that privacy safeguards don't work and the devices are not effective.
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of painkillers containing propoxyphene, the ingredient in widely used Darvon and Darvocet, to add a warning box to the label highlighting the potential for overdose.
The names of the weight-loss supplements say it all: 7 Day Herbal Slim, 2 Day Diet, and even 24 Hours Diet. Those are just three of dozens of different brands touted as all-natural ways to shed pounds, and lose them super fast.
Millions of people are expected to go to Washington to celebrate Barack Obama's inauguration on January 20, but with a troubled economy and pocketbook issues on the mind, the president-elect must be careful to set the right tone.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday ordered the makers of certain antibiotics to add a "black box" label warning -- the FDA's strongest -- to alert patients of possible tendon ruptures and tendonitis.
Warnings about the Ortho-Evra weekly patch have escalated since a
2005 investigation by The Associated Press found patch users suffer
higher rates of life-threatening blood clots than women who take
Consumer advocates Wednesday hailed the settlement of a class-action lawsuit over Sears stoves in which the retailer agreed to install safety brackets for free to prevent the appliances from tipping over or provide other reimbursements.
Consumer advocates Wednesday hailed the settlement of a class action lawsuit in which Sears agreed to pay to install anti-tip safety brackets or provide other reimbursements to customers who may have Sears stoves dating back to 2000.
In this era of corporate environmentalism, big companies like General Electric, Wal-Mart and McDonald's have grown accustomed to working closely with save-the-earth groups like the World Resources Institute, Conservation International, even Greenpeace.
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"It was like something out of Kafka," says Jim Mensching, a physician in Cohasset, Mass. He's talking about a customer service nightmare. All he needed was the written confirmation that he had paid...
Ever since Hurricane Katrina and Rita, we've seen the highest gas prices ever while oil companies have seen their profits soar. As U.S. senators grill oil company Big Wigs from ExxonMobil and Shell, today's 5 tips lets you in on how to fight back at the pump.
During the Senate's investigation of the recall of Merck's pain reliever Vioxx, a veteran Food and Drug Administration drug safety scientist said Americans are virtually defenseless under the current system. That's simply unacceptable.
Rep. W. J. "Billy" Tauzin, R-Louisiana, announced Tuesday he will resign his chairmanship of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee and will not seek re-election to Congress, a move that comes as he considers a high-paying job lobbying for the pharmaceutical industry.