FDA approves first treatment for children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ruzurgi (amifampridine) tablets…

FDA News: FDA approves new treatments for heart disease caused by a rare disease, transthyretin mediated amyloidosis

Silver Spring, MD (STL.News) – On May 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Vyndaqel…

Winner of Egg Freezing Award, Dr. Drew Moffitt, Says Women Should Beware Exaggerated Claims of Stopping the Biologic Clock

 Phoenix doctor marks National Infertility Awareness Week with cautions about a popular rush to use…

CDC Investigation News: Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O103 Infections

(STL.News) – A CDC investigation notice of a multi-state outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has…

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on steps toward a new, tailored review framework for artificial intelligence-based medical devices

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – Artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to fundamentally transform…

Alabama News: Be aware of cancer risks during April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month

(STL.News) – “Watch Your Mouth!” This slogan reminds the public about the need for everyone to…

US Food & Drug Administration News: FDA approves treatment for patients with a type of inflammatory arthritis

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cimzia (certolizumab pegol)…

US Department of Health and Human Services News: FDA approves new oral testosterone capsule for treatment of men with certain forms of hypogonadism

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Jatenzo (testosterone undecanoate),…

US Food & Drug Administration News: FDA advances landmark policy changes to modernize mammography services and improve their quality

Proposed rule would require breast density reporting, enhance the FDA’s ability to enforce mammography facilities’ compliance…

US Food & Drug Administration News: FDA approves new oral drug, Mayzent, to treat multiple sclerosis

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved Mayzent (siponimod) tablets…

HRSA News: HRSA awards over $100 million to improve pregnancy outcomes, reduce infant mortality

(STL.News) – The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded more than $100 million in grant…

CDC News: Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo tops 1,000 cases

CDC remains committed to bringing outbreak to an end (STL.News) As of March 24, 2019, public…

Michigan News: Additional exposure locations identified in measles outbreak

Pontiac, MI (STL.News) – Additional exposure locations have been identified in Oakland County’s measles outbreak.  If…

St Louis News – Health Alert – Product Recall of DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus

Department of Health Advises To Stop Using DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus ST LOUIS,…

FDA News: FDA approves device, Optimizer Smart system, for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved the Optimizer Smart…

US Department of Labor News: DOL provides national health emergency dislocated worker grant to combat opioid crisis in Washington

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an opioid-crisis Dislocated Worker Grant…

Cleaning Up Your Gut: Why Periodic Detoxing Helps

Your intestines are host to both negative and positive bacteria by the billions.  While the ill…

St Louis Health Alert – FDA Advises To Stop Using Certain Claire’s Products

Claire’s Initiates Voluntary Recall ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The City of St. Louis Department of…

Alabama News: Fox bite reported in Fairhope; victim has begun treatment

Montgomery, AL (STL.News) – A fox attack occurred in Fairhope on March 12.  The victim has…

US Food & Drug Administration News: FDA approves a new generic valsartan

Agency prioritizing review of ARB applications to help mitigate shortage of valsartan SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News)…

Who is Dr. Pimple Popper aka Dr. Sandra Lee

ABC News introduces or describes who Dr. Pimple Popper is. Dr. Sandra Lee talks with “Nightline”…

FDA News: FDA approves new nasal spray medication for treatment-resistant depression; available only at a certified doctor’s office or clinic

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray, in…

FDA News: FDA takes action against 17 companies for illegally selling products claiming to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Products make unproven claims for treating multiple diseases and conditions SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) The U.S.…

FDA News: FDA permits marketing of first test to aid in the diagnosis of a sexually-transmitted infection known as Mycoplasma genitalium

SILVER SPRING, MD – Jan. 23, 2019 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted…

St. Louis News: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Launches “The Wellness Council”

St. Louis, MO – Yesterday, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse-St. Louis Area (NCADA)…

Alabama News: Influenza is serious; flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) encourages annual influenza vaccination of all…

2018’s Fattest States in America + Diabetes Facts & Statistics – WalletHub Reports

With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month and Americans collectively spending nearly $237 billion per year…

Health News: National Governors Association Releases Report on Strategies to Address Public Health Crises

WILMINGTON, DE — Delaware was one of 11 states that vetted potential strategies through the National…

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Five Times More Residents Receive HIV Care, Compared To 2015

Department of Public Health Launches Acute HIV Hotline 312-74-ACUTE to report diagnosis CHICAGO, IL – Chicago…

Delaware News: Sussex County Man Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

DOVER, DE – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing that a 60-year-old Sussex County…