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FDA Launches New Look for the Website, Starts a New Blog

Santa’s elves made us some new toys!  Either that for the FDA got busy on their own by (1) launching a new look to the Website (thankfully) and (2) starting a new blog called FDA Voice. First things first – … Continue reading

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FDA Needs to Be Clear About Social Media

After an extended Thanksgiving break, there has been time to contemplate the upcoming end of the year. Two and a half years ago, the FDA stated that “it was not the medium, it was the message” to sum up its … Continue reading

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Getting Juiced – the FDA, Apple Juice and Arsenic

There has been a rather high profile spat between one man and a federal agency over the effects of arsenic in apple juice.  The man happens to be Dr. Oz – a household name, the agency happens to be the … Continue reading

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FDA’s Social Media Assets – Twitter Overview

Yesterday PharmExec.com carried a quote from the Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications (DDMAC) that the division’s highest priority is the issuance of a social media guideline. But for some time now, while not offering any guidance for industry … Continue reading

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DDMAC – Unclear Transparency on FDA Social Media Guidance

For many years now, there has been a long wait after a public hearing held in 1996 on some form of guidance from the FDA that would provide communications guidelines for this new medium.  Fifteen years have passed and those … Continue reading

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