Food and Drug Administration

A palette of City Colors' Timeless Beauty Palette. (Photo: City Colors)

Recall Issued

FDA Finds Asbestos in Beauty Plus Products The Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety alert urging consumers to stop using cosmetics from Beauty Plus Global, after the agency found the deadly carcinogen asbestos in at least four different talc-based products. On Sept.
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Clean Beauty

What Is Clean Beauty, Anyway? A standard definition for “clean beauty” doesn’t exist quite yet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t have to approve beauty and skincare products before they hit store shelves. Therefore, it is up to the companies to decide what goes
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Absorb is made of a naturally dissolving material, similar to dissolving sutures.gradually dissolves after one year and completely disappears in about three years. (Photo: Medstar Heart & Vascular Institute)

DMV First

Medstar Heart Offers Dissolving Heart Stent A heart stent that slowly dissolves into the body is now available for patients with clogged arteries. MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute became the first in the Baltimore-Washington area to offer the Absorb scaffold, the first
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