FDA declares EpiPen shortage

The Food and Drug Administration has declared a shortage of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. across major swaths of the country. The supermarket chain Wegmans first reported shortages of the medication injector in its pharmacies in late April. Since May 2,  at least 400 people have reported being unable to receive a supply of the medication, according to More...

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By admin On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Major drug distributors downplay contribution to opioid crisis in testimony before Congress

The heads of five major drug distribution companies downplayed their contribution to the opioid crisis on Tuesday while testifying before a Congressional subcommittee tasked with investigating the epidemic spurred More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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Opioid addiction in U.S.: 7 in 10 say it's a very serious problem – CBS News poll

By Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus, Kabir Khanna and Anthony Salvanto   Seventy-one percent of Americans say the issue of opioid addiction is a very serious problem for the country, and most feel the federal More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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“No other explanation but God”: Boy regains consciousness after severe brain trauma

NEW YORK — A 13-year-old Alabama boy is recovering from an accident no one thought he’d survive. In fact, doctors declared him dead and were getting ready to donate his organs when he regain consciousness. More...

By admin On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Eating fast food may affect fertility, study finds

The foods women eat could be tied to their risk of infertility, a new study from Australia finds. Researchers found that eating fast food regularly was linked to a twofold increase in the risk of infertility in More...

By admin On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Boy regains consciousness after parents sign papers to donate organs

A 13-year-old boy who suffered severe brain trauma in an accident regained consciousness after his parents signed paperwork to donate his organs. Trenton McKinley of Mobile, Alabama, suffered the injury two months More...

By admin On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
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Volcano eruption prompts warning about exposure to sulfur dioxide

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s most active volcano, Kilauea, is erupting with a fury, and dangerous levels of sulfur dioxide gas are being reported. Molten lava and ash were thrown hundreds of feet into the air More...

By admin On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Morning Rounds: What's behind America's loneliness epidemic?

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By admin On Saturday, May 5th, 2018
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Nurse accused of reusing drug needles on patients

PUYALLUP, Wash. — Authorities say a Washington state emergency room nurse suspected of stealing narcotics and exposing patients to Hepatitis C at Puyallup’s Good Samaritan Hospital is under arrest More...

By admin On Friday, May 4th, 2018
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Rodan + Fields hit with suit over eyelash enhancer

Skincare product company Rodan + Fields faces a federal class action lawsuit accusing it of violating state consumer protection laws and engaging in fraudulent and unfair marketing of its Lash Boost eye serum. More...