Monthly Archives: December 2016

FDA Removes Black Box Warning On Smoking Cessation Medications

The FDA has determined that the risk of serious side effects on mood, behavior, or thinking with the smoking cessation medicines varenicline and bupropion is lower than previously suspected.  Following case reports of serious changes in mood and behavior in … Continue reading

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AMA Releases Guidelines for mHealth Apps

Mobile health apps and associated digital health devices, trackers and sensors can vary greatly in functionality, accuracy, safety and effectiveness. While physicians enthusiastic and optimistic about digital health innovation and its potential medical benefits, some mHealth apps and devices that … Continue reading

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