Melissa Hall

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Obama 'comfortable' with FDA's lowered age limit for 'Plan B'

President Barack Obama said that he was “comfortable” with new federal regulations making emergency contraception available to women and girls over the age of 15, but said more study was needed to see whether it was safe to allow access to the "morning after" pill for girls younger than …

FDA to review safety of chemical found in some soft drinks

The<p>Food and Drug Administrationis reviewing the safety of caramel colorings used in a variety of foods, including colas and other dark soft drinks, to determine whether the agency should act to limit consumers' exposure to a chemical created during the manufacturing process.<p>The agency's …

Life-Support Battle Over Pregnant Texas Woman Heads To Court

The case of the Texas woman, 22 weeks pregnant and being kept on life-support machines at a Forth Worth hospital against her husband's wishes, goes before a judge in North Texas on Friday.<p>Marlise Munoz has been on respirators and ventilators since she was found unconscious in her home in November, …

Russians Fear A Sochi Legacy Of 'Black Widows,' Not Gold Medals

Two weeks before the Winter Olympics, Russian security forces are reportedly searching for potential suicide bombers, at least one of whom may already be in the host city of Sochi.<p>The suspects are thought to be linked to Islamist militants who are fighting to throw off Russian control and create a …