CDC Resumes Anti-Smoking Campaign

The agency’s focus is on menthol cigarettes. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is running nationwide ads featuring former smokers’ stories of health dangers. The agency’s campaign is particularly…

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White House Seeks More RSV Vaccine Doses

A meeting was held between administration officials and drug manufacturers. White House senior officials met with prominent drug manufacturers this past week, to strategize how to increase the…

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Senators Seek Ban on Travel from China 

WHO has requested more information on the large number of child respiratory illnesses in China. A recent rise in pneumonia cases among children has been reported in the…

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DOJ Settles Clean Air Act Suit with Refinery

Kansas-based refinery to pay $23 million to offset 2,300 tons of sulfur dioxide. The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached an agreement with…

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OSHA Launches Initiative to Safeguard Workers from Silica Dust

The department is increasing enforcement and compliance support to address severe health risks. The U.S. Department of Labor recently introduced a new initiative through the Occupational Safety and…

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CDC Recommends RSV Vaccine for Seniors

HHS secretary commends the approval.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced the recommendation for the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine for seniors 60 and…

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More than 500,000 Veterans File for Toxic Exposure Claims

VA is gratified to see a jump in the use of this veteran-specific health care. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that, thus far, more than…

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FDA Issues Recall for Some CPAP Machines

43 complaints were received on certain Philips models, leading to Class I recall. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I recall, the most serious type,…

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Florida Braces for Seaweed Blob

The Gulf Coast is already experiencing Red Tide. A seaweed blob twice as wide as the continental U.S. is headed across the Atlantic toward popular beaches along the…

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FDA Approves Lung Cancer Drug Adagrasib

Oral secondary treatment was found to improve advanced cases in trials. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Mirai Therapeutic’s drug adagrasib for use in advanced lung cancer…

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