Pedometer, an app, keeps track of your steps, distance traveled and calories burned. Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption

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When Does An App Need FDA's Blessing?

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FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug In More Than A Decade

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Which one of these sunscreens would be considered safe and correctly labeled by the Food and Drug Administration? Not a single one. Safe sunscreens are SPF15 or higher, and the new rules require those with broad-spectrum protection to include the term next to and in the same style as the sun protection factor. Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption

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Consumers Stuck With Murky Sunscreen Labels Another Summer

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Alivia Parker, 21 months at the time, ran through circles of spraying water on a hot day in Montgomery, Ala., last June. She was wearing sunscreen with an SPF of 100, a rating that won't be allowed much longer. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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FDA Launches Voluntary Plan To Reduce Use Of Antibiotics In Animals

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