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CDC: Pregnancy-Related Deaths Happen Before, During, and Up to a Year After Delivery

3 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths could be prevented, no matter when they occur

DEA’s 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day yields fruitful results in Georgia

Georgians participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative turned in 11,114 pounds of unwanted or expired medications for safe and proper disposal at sites set up throughout the state.

DEA’s 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has highest-ever partner participation

The semi-annual event, which took place on April 27th this year, partnered local, state, tribal and federal partners – more than 5,000 total – at nearly 6,400 collection sites, to  collect and destroy close to 469 tons of potentially dangerous unwanted drugs.

12 Million Pounds Of Tyson Chicken Strips Recalled

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday that at least six complaints have been filed with regard to metal in the chicken strips. Three of those were injured. 

VA and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services join to strengthen safety surveillance for...

VA currently has a robust system in place for medication surveillance to ensure safe use by Veteran patients and the ability to analyze patient outcomes. This new agreement will enable VA to incorporate up-to-date Medicare prescription information into its safety surveillance operations.

VA launches digital campaign encouraging mental health conversations

Website features more than 600 stories of Veteran resilience and recovery

EPA Adament in Position That Herbicide Glyphosate is “No Risk” to Public Health

“If we are going to feed 10 billion people by 2050, we are going to need all the tools at our disposal, which includes the use the glyphosate,” U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said.

Govt-backed Study Says “13 Reasons Why” Series Associated with Increase in Suicides

“13 Reasons Why” is a Netflix series that tells the story of a young girl who kills herself and leaves behind a series of 13 tapes detailing the reasons why she chose to end her life. It has yielded criticism from mental health professionals who say it wrongly portrays the impacts of suicide.

Lyme and Other Tickborne Diseases Increasing

Over the past two decades, seven new tickborne germs that can cause illness have been identified in the United States

CDC: Measles cases in the U.S. are highest since measles was eliminated in 2000

This is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated from this country in 2000.