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March 21 11:16 AM
The Office of Women’s Health (OWH) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking new steps to ensure that young women have access to timely wellness information. OWH has launched a new Web page with information about health issues to help you stay safe on vacation and beyond.
March 20 10:07 AM
Playtex Manufacturing, Inc. announced a voluntary nationwide recall of certain AC/DC power adapters that are used with the Playtex Nurser Deluxe Double Electric Breast Pump. The casing on some adapt
March 14 12:44 PM
Members of the Louisiana State Senate began the work of the 2014 Regular Session of the State Legislature at noon Monday, March 10. As the State Constitution dictates, the 2014 session is a "general" session where legislators will consider a wide range of issues except for specific tax and revenue measures.
March 14 12:44 PM
On March 7, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) notified federal firearms licensees and firearms purchasers of fraudulent online firearms sales. Some individuals are using fraudulently altered Federal firearms licenses to sell but never deliver firearms online.
March 14 12:43 PM
The banquet attracted such dignitaries as Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover, Caddo Parish District Attorney Charles Scott, Caddo District Judge Scott Crichton, City Court Judge Sheva Sims, City Council member Sam Jenkins and Shreveport Fire Department Assistant Chief Frederick Sanders.
March 14 12:43 PM
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched its first public health education campaign — "The Real Cost" — to prevent and reduce tobacco use among at -risk young people ages 12-17. Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), explains why the agency is undertaking this effort and how it will work.
March 13 12:08 PM
        Multiple witnesses testified before the House Health and Welfare Committee Wednesday morning in support of HB 746, an effort by Rep. Helena Moreno (District
March 10 03:43 PM

Attorney General Urges Local First Responders to Carry Naloxone, Which Can Save Lives by Reversing Overdoses

 Calling the rise in overdose deaths from heroin and other prescription pain-killers an “urgent public health crisis,” Attorney General Eric Holder vowed Monday that the Justice Department wo
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