Local entrepreneur and investor Rodger Ford joined artificial-heart maker SynCardia Systems in 2005 and helped the Tucson-based company raise money to develop key components and reach profitability.
Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction.
A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.
The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.
The 66-year-old Savannah kitchen cel…
NEW YORK — The federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company.
WASHINGTON — The morning-after pill might become as easy to buy as aspirin.
WASHINGTON — The federal government, facing a court-imposed deadline and fierce opposition from the tobacco industry, has decided to abandon its legal fight to require cigarette makers to place large, graphic labels on their products warning of the dangers of smoking.
A new weight-loss pill that many doctors consider the most effective of a new generation of anti-obesity drugs got the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday.
MicroMed Cardiovascular Inc., a Houston company with ownership and leadership based in Tucson, today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct a clinical trial study of an implanted heart-assist device.
WASHINGTON — Abbott Laboratories has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.5 billion, including civil settlements with states including Arizona, over allegations that it promoted the anti-seizure drug Depakote for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
FREMONT, Calif. — Federal officials have issued a warning to a
California man who has been donating cups of his sperm to women who