Biden Administration Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Biden Administration Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Wednesday confirmed it has extended the federal COVID-19 state of emergency.

CDC Issues Warning About Increase in Invasive Strep Infections in Children
CDC Issues Warning About Increase in Invasive Strep Infections in Children

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week issued a health advisory warning doctors and health authorities about a recent increase in invasive group A streptococcus bacterial infections among children.

Wegmens Recalls Spinach Mix, Micro Greens Over Possible Salmonella Contamination
Wegmens Recalls Spinach Mix, Micro Greens Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

Wegmans Food Markets is issuing a voluntary recall of products containing micro greens, sweet pea leaves, and cat grass because of potential salmonella contamination.

Fentanyl Overdose Antidote Gets Fast Tracked Review by FDA, Company Says
Fentanyl Overdose Antidote Gets Fast Tracked Review by FDA, Company Says

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will give priority status to an over-the-counter opium overdose antidote nasal spray submitted for review, the pharmaceutical company said Monday.

Popular Food Dye Linked to Intestinal Inflammation, Colitis: Study
Popular Food Dye Linked to Intestinal Inflammation, Colitis: Study

Recent research shows that long-term consumption of Allura Red (AR), a commonly used synthetic color additive, could trigger inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) and colitis.

Blood Pressure Drug Recalled Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical: FDA Announcement
Blood Pressure Drug Recalled Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical: FDA Announcement

A drug manufacturer announced this week it is recalling lots of blood pressure medication Quinapril after a cancer-causing impurity was discovered, according to an announcement carried by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Biden Admin Offers States Tamiflu From Strategic National Stockpile
Biden Admin Offers States Tamiflu From Strategic National Stockpile

The Biden administration is releasing a prescription flu medication through the strategic national stockpile amid an early spread of multiple respiratory illnesses this winter.