Category Archives: FDA Image

Biggest 2014 FDA Stories

Of course, it is entirely a subjective matter to pick out the most interesting stories of the year. When it comes to an agency that oversees the regulation of one-quarter of the U.S. economy spanning everything from medicines to cosmetics … Continue reading

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FDA Press Releases – What They Say

Keeping my eye on FDA, and being most interested in communications, AND having a penchant for looking at patterns through databases, I started categorizing FDA press releases to see what they talked about and in what way.  I only started … Continue reading

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Today Mashable carried an article entitled “Twitter’s Surprising Reaction to Meningitis Outbreak” that reported that as the meningitis outbreak associated with a contaminated steroid product unfolds, users of Twitter were more often searching for CDC than FDA. The fact that … Continue reading

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Comparing FDA to Other Federal Health Agencies – A Postscript to FDA, Influence and Twitter

Using the occasion of the announcement by Twitter that it has rebuilt its i-Pad app “from the ground up” to provide an update to last week’s posting on FDA’s twitter feeds and their influence as measured by Kred. Assessing influence … Continue reading

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Interesting FDA Facts and Figures from Commissioner Hamburg’s Testimony on Budget

On February 29, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg delivered FDA’s budget request in testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Agencies.  FDA is of course a very large agency with varied responsibilities … Continue reading

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