CDC says to stop using Ezricare Artificial Tears as it probes infections and a death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that consumers and health care providers immediately stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears as it investigates a “multistate cluster” of infections that testing has linked to the eye drops. At least one death has been associated with the infections. Infections have been found More...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
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Canada province decriminalizes hard drugs in new bid to combat opioid crisis

Ottawa — A Canadian province on Tuesday decriminalized the possession of small amounts of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and other hard drugs in a radical policy shift to address an opioid overdose crisis that More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
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Sausage recall: Daniele International recalls 53,000 pounds of charcuterie, salami, pepperoni and sausage products over listeria concerns

Daniele International, an American maker of prepared meats, is recalling nearly 53,000 pounds of sausage products that could be contaminated with listeria bacteria.  The ready-to-eat products under recall More...

By admin On Monday, January 30th, 2023
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Biden administration plans to end COVID-19 emergency declarations May 11

Heart-related deaths rose sharply in 2020 Heart-related deaths rose sharply during first year of COVID pandemic  More...

By admin On Monday, January 30th, 2023
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Some addiction treatment centers turn big profits by scaling back care

Near the end of his scheduled three-month stay at a rehab center outside Austin, Texas, Daniel McKegney was forced to tell his father in North Carolina that he needed more time and more money, he recently recalled. His More...

By admin On Sunday, January 29th, 2023
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Utah becomes first state to ban gender-affirming care for trans youth in 2023

Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed a bill Saturday that bans hormone replacement therapy and gender-affirming surgery for transgender youth, making Utah the first state in 2023 to ban such care. Senate Bill 16 More...

By admin On Friday, January 27th, 2023
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More than 7,600 fake nursing diplomas issued in Florida in alleged wire fraud scheme

25 charged in fraudulent nursing diploma scheme centered in South Florida 25 charged in fraudulent nursing diploma scheme More...

By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2023
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After years of denials, VA urges millions of veterans exposed to burn pits to file claims

Andrew Myatt was willing to give his life for his country serving in the Army. After 9/11 he was deployed to Iraq, where he performed dangerous missions like searching for improvised explosive devices to disarm More...

By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2023
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Malawi cholera outbreak death toll rises above 1,000

Malawi’s cholera outbreak has claimed more than 1,000 lives, according to the country’s health minister, who warned that some cultural beliefs and hostility toward health workers were slowing efforts More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2023
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Texas doctors separate conjoined twins after 11-hour “historic surgery”

A pair of conjoined twins were successfully separated during a complex procedure that marked a surgical first for the Fort Worth, Texas, pediatric hospital where it took place on Monday.  The infants, AmieLynn More...