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Antibiotics Largely Ineffective for Children in Asia-Pacific Region

by Rishma Parpia
child in hospital bed
A recent report published in The Lancet Regional Health–Southeast Asia from previously published studies found high levels of resistance to the antibiotics ...

CDC Recommends SIX Vaccines During Pregnancy But Fewer Women are Complying

by Rishma Parpia
pregnant woman refusing vaccine
Fewer women in the U.S. are complying with CDC recommendations to get vaccinated during pregnancy according to a report about an Internet ...

China Had 1.87 Million Excess Deaths After Ending “Zero COVID” Policy

by Rishma Parpia
China COVID deaths
During the COVID-19 pandemic, China implemented a “zero COVID” policy that focused on the idea of keeping numbers of SARS-CoV-2 infections as ...

More Than Half of U.S. Dog Owners Concerned About Pet Vaccines

by Amber Baker
girl and her dog
The novel messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 shots, notably Pfizer/BioNTech’s Comirnaty and Moderna/NIAID’s Spikevax biologics, were not he only shots causing millions of ...

First Postpartum Depression Drug Fast Tracked and Licensed by FDA

by Natasha Hobley
postpartum depression
On Aug. 4, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fast tracked licensure of the oral prescription medication Zurzuvae (zuranolone), manufactured ...

First Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill Approved by FDA

by Natasha Hobley
birth control pill
On July 13, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first ever non-prescription birth control pill. The progestin-only oral ...

More Young Children Ingested Drugs and Illicit Substances During COVID Pandemic Period

by Rishma Parpia
little girl holding pills
A new study published in  the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows an increase in ingestion of illicit substances such as ...

CDC Gives More Than $3 Billion to Local and State Health Departments

by Natasha Hobley
CDC headquarters building
Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that they are distributing $3.2 billion to state, local, and ...

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