Monday, September 25, 2023


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

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 ...

Shortage of Adderall Affecting Behavior in Children and Adults

by Rishma Parpia
holding a capsule
On October 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a shortage of a drug formulation of amphetamine mixed salts, ...

FDA Authorizes COVID Bivalent Shots for Children as Young as Five Years Old

by Marco Cáceres and Barbara Loe Fisher
red haired boy
On Oct. 12, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the COVID bivalent booster ...

A Critique of The Lancet COVID-19 Commission

by David Bell | Guest Writer
The Lancet report on COVID-19
Opinion | The Lancet recently released its long-awaited COVID-19 commission report. The report well reflects the current state of public health science and addresses the ...

FDA Issues New Warning of Cancers Linked to Breast Implants

by Natasha Hobley
holding a breast implant
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication on Sept. 8, 2022 warning that certain cancers may develop in ...

The Naked Absurdity of Global Public Health

by David Bell | Guest Writer
naked truth about public health
Opinion | Something is fundamentally wrong with global public health. More accurately, something is fundamentally wrong with the mindset of global health ...

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