Health Secretary Azar Reinforces “Commitment to Vaccination”

"The measles vaccine is among the most-studied medical products we have and is given safely to millions of children and adults each year. Measles is an incredibly contagious and dangerous disease." -- Secretary Azar

Recall announced for infant Ibuprofen suspensions

Voluntary recall issued for infant Ibuprophen suspensions.

Health department offering free hepatitis C testing

The Chattooga County Health Department is offering free, confidential hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and testing. “It’s the top infectious-disease killer in the nation,...

Great Value Meats Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

There are three different products impacted by this recall.

Pharmacy owner pleads guilty of $8.4M scheme in Medicare fraud

$8.4 million in Medicare fraud in Florida pharmacy.

FDA issues new rule, wants to get the lead out of hair coloring products

The Food and Drug Administration moved to get the lead out of hair products on Tuesday, saying there’s no safe level of lead.

Georgia on List for Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

Since the last update on December 21, 2018, 63 more ill people were reported, bringing the total to 279 ill people from 41 states and the District of Columbia.

CDC: More than Half of People who Misuse Prescription Opioids also Binge Drink

CDC’s analysis shows that people who binge drank were nearly twice as likely to misuse prescription opioids as non-drinkers.

VA 3D printing proves more useful for shoulder-surgery planning than current visualization methods

3D printing at VA is more useful for orthopedic surgeons in planning shoulder replacement surgery than current approache

VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

“Providing same-day 24/7 access to mental health crisis intervention and support for Veterans, service members and their families is our top clinical priority,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “It’s important that all Veterans, their family and friends know that help is easily available.”