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As part of a recent social media video challenge, people were encouraged to cook chicken with NyQuil, an over the counter (OTC) drug that cures the nighttime symptoms of the common cold and flu. This is in response to a viral TikTok video of a man frying two chicken breasts in the cold and flu medication.

FDA warns of viral ‘NyQuil Chicken Challenge’ on TikTok

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 28, 2022

Peer pressure and social media trends — particularly when they involve the misuse of medications — can be a harmful combination for many people.  As part of a recent social media video challenge,...

the recent ban on sales of the JUUL products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to impact a wide range of people.

FDA bans sale of JUUL products, what it means for college communities

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter July 20, 2022

Electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices, have been widely used by people, especially college students, all across the globe. Therefore, the recent ban on sales of the JUUL products by the U.S. Food and...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized COVID-19 booster shots made by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson. Who gets a booster, when they get it and which vaccine they get varies,...

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