An appellate court has ruled that a Florida law banning the substitution of certain drugs must be followed even if a generic version gets federal approval.
The 1st District Court of Appeal on Monday said it would be unconstitutional for the Legislature to delegate its authority over generic swaps to the federal Food and Drug Administration.
Lawmakers would have to change the law to permit the substitution of drugs approved by the FDA since being listed in Florida's negative drug formulary.
A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
Stress, the slowing of metabolism of middle age, and hormone changes after having a baby are three main reasons why many people see the numbers on the scale going up. Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips on how to shed those final 10 pounds.