Tagged: food & drug administration

Jones Innovative Seeks FDA OK for Blood-Draw Device

by Mark Friedman 7/13/2015 12:00 am

The Bifurcated Venous Access Device allows medical providers to draw blood from the same tube used for IV fluids. Spencer Jones entered the product in the ARK Challenge Demo Day in Little Rock in November and won a $150,000 investment.

Bayer Healthcare Whistleblower Still Fighting To Regain Job

by Mark Friedman 3/16/2015 12:00 am

A Little Rock man who sued a pharmaceutical company for firing him in 2010 after reporting a health care fraud continues to fight to get his old job back.

Take Pregnancy Precautions When Choosing Medicine for Mother and Baby

by Eric Crumbaugh 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Starting or expanding your family is a very exciting time. Women must remember that anything they eat or medication that they take has the potential to come into contact with their unborn child. In some cases, such as when flu or pertussis vaccines are given, this exposure is very beneficial. In other cases, there may be potential for harm.

E-Cigarettes: The ‘E’ Is for Enigmatic (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Just in the past four months, since our original column on the subject, cities and states have been moving rapidly to address criticism of e-cigarette use and users by prohibiting certain sales as well as use of the devices indoors.

The Smoker Who Came in From the Cold (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 12/2/2013 12:00 am

I’m not so sure about this. Consumers who smoke, some who don’t and others who would like to quit are experimenting with new e-cigarettes. An ever-growing number of smokers, or former smokers, are just outright switching to the new electronic smoking device that delivers nicotine but emits no smoke, only vapor.