FDA seeks removal of opioid painkiller from the market –...

Washington PostThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday asked a drug company to remove its opioid pain medication from the market, the first time the agency has made such a request because of the public health consequences of abuse. The...

Dog flu outbreak reported in NC – myfox8.com

myfox8.comGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The deadly dog flu is back. The H3N2 canine flu first popped up in Chicago last year. An outbreak was reported this year in Florida and now it's moved into Georgia with cases reported in South...

RECALL: Incorrectly packaged birth control could result in unplanned pregnancy...

WSOC CharlotteA nationwide recall has been issued for a contraceptive pill that could lead to unintended pregnancy. According to the FDA, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced a recall of Mibelas 24 Fe tablets due to packaging errors that resulted in tablets...

DEA Warns First Responders of Accidental Overdose – FOX40

FOX40Accidental opioid overdose is an alarming phenomenon being seen more frequently among first responders, including police officers and paramedics, which is why the US Drug Enforcement Administration issued a warning to them this week. Illicit fentanyl ...DEA warns first responders...

SC dog owners need to be aware of highly contagious...

WSPA.comCOLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA)—Dog owners in North and South Carolina need to be aware of the spread of the highly contagious dog flu, after two dogs in North Carolina died from it. The flu is suspected to have spread at a...

Raleigh vet: Canine flu is a ‘highly contagious’ virus –...

WRAL.comRaleigh, N.C. — A highly contagious virus affecting dogs made its way to North Carolina, and several cases were confirmed in the Triangle. Dr. Harold Pearce, of Leesville Animal Hospital, says dog owners need to be proactive when treating canine...

Recall: Incorrectly packaged birth control could result in unplanned pregnancy...

WPXI PittsburghA nationwide recall has been issued for a contraceptive pill that could lead to unintended pregnancy. >> Read more trending news. According to the FDA, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced a recall of Mibelas 24 Fe tablets due to packaging...

Alternative milks could stunt children’s growth – The Southland Times

The Southland TimesCow's milk and alternative "milks" vary in nutritional content and that could impact your child's development. Relevant offers. Drinking almond or soya "milk" instead of cow's milk could stunt your child's growth, a June 2017 study has discovered...

FDA wants opioid painkiller pulled off market – CNN

CNN(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that drugmaker Endo Pharmaceuticals must remove its powerful opioid painkiller Opana ER from the market. The agency says this the first time it has asked that an opioid pain medication be...

‘Wow.’ In A First, FDA Requests An Opioid Be Pulled...

ForbesIn a dramatic first, the Food and Drug Administration is requesting that a manufacturer, Endo Pharmaceuticals, remove an opioid drug, Opana ER, from the market because of its potential for causing abuse. “We are facing an opioid epidemic – a...

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