Save Money on Your Meds and Reduce Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Consumer Reports survey finds that high cost of drugs forces many Americans to cut back on expenses, or ration their healthcare in potentially dangerous ways. YONKERS, NY — As the burden of high drug costs grows, Consumer Reports (CR), the non-profit, member organization, is asking consumers to get a “medication cost-savings checkup” with a local More...

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By George On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections

The following is an outbreak update from FDA of concern to our subscribers. View additional Outbreak Updates Fast Facts The FDA is in the preliminary stages of investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 More...

By George On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

FDA Restricts the Sale and Distribution: Essure Permanent Birth Control System by Bayer Healthcare

ISSUE: The FDA is aware that some women have received the Essure device without being adequately informed of Essure’s risks. In order for this device to meet reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness, all More...

By George On Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Kratom Multistate Outbreak Update from FDA

FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom The U.S. Food and Drug Administration along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) More...

By George On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Alka-Seltzer Plus Products Recalled

Ingredients on Front Sticker May Not Match Product in Carton. AUDIENCE: Consumer, Pharmacy ISSUE: Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus packages that: Were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens More...

By George On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Johnsonville, LLC Recalls Smoked Pork Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 – Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 109,603 pounds of smoked pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, More...

By George On Friday, March 16th, 2018

FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom

Update Fast Facts What is the Problem and What is Being Done About It? Timeline What are the Symptoms of Salmonella Infection? Who is at Risk? What Do Consumers Need To Do? Who Should be Contacted? Additional Information More...

By George On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Indiana Chronic Pain Patient Can Now Take Dogs For a Walk After Using Medical Cannabis

Republican lawmaker and representative Jim Lucas of Seymour, Indiana has announced his plans to begin the legalization of marijuana in the state, according to a recent IndyStar article. He said that the details More...

By George On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Open Enrollment: Family Health Care and Education Night

Fall Enrollment Opens with Service Event ANDERSON, IN – Madison County’s Covering Kids & Families Coalition and other partner organizations are launching the open enrollment period for the federal Marketplace More...

By George On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Football helmet smartfoam signals potential concussions in real time

photo Credit: BYU Photo Most football fans have seen players get hit so hard they can barely walk back to the sideline. All too often, those players are back on the field just a few plays later, despite suffering More...