Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Hits All-Time Low

The study found that an estimated 49.1 million (19.7%) U.S. adults currently used a tobacco product in 2018...and e-cigarette use is on the rise.

VA equips 200,000 Veterans with lifesaving naloxone

More veterans have naloxone thanks to a program within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

DEA Issues Warning over Counterfeit Prescription Pills from Mexico

Based on a sampling of tablets seized nationwide between January and March 2019, DEA found that 27 percent contained potentially lethal doses of fentanyl.

Nestlé Cookie Dough Products Recalled Due to Potential Plastic Contamination

All of the impacted products were sold across the United States.

Select Anxiety Med Recalled Over Possible ‘Foreign Substance’

The drug is a generic form of the anti-anxiety medication 'Xanax'

VA, DOD to fund up to $50 million in new research on traumatic brain...

The five-year effort will receive $25 million in funding from DOD and up to $25 million from VA, depending on availability of funds. 

CDC: Vaping Deaths, Injuries Tick Up Again

The related deaths and injuries have both tikced up in the past week, the former increasing by just one. This week’s injury numbers represent an increase of 125 cases of lung injury compared with what the CDC reported last week. 

FDA grants first-ever modified risk orders to eight smokeless tobacco products

In an effort to help prevent youth access and exposure, the agency has also placed stringent advertising and promotion restrictions on the products, including a requirement to restrict advertising to adults. The FDA also reportedly concludes that completely switching from cigarettes to these authorized products lowers certain health risks

Mobile Medicare Counseling Unit to Tour Georgia

Check out the calendar -- one of the stops may be near you!

Great Value Meats Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

There are three different products impacted by this recall.