Friday, May 24, 2024

Tag: FDA

Pulmonologist discusses effects and treatment of pulmonary hypertension (includes video story)

Pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure in the lungs, disproportionately affects women and is often misdiagnosed or dismissed. This condition, which causes the blood vessels...

Cases of children ingesting melatonin unsupervised prompts changes in industry (includes...

The demand for melatonin supplements, which are used to regulate sleep, has significantly increased over the past decade. But a recent CDC report revealed...

Thousands protest for “abortion pill” at D.C. Women’s March (includes video...

This year, the annual Women's March on Washington, D.C. did not fight for generalities, but instead focused on one very specific demand. The protest's...

Newsbreak January 8, 2024

The University of Michigan and the University of Washington will face off in the 2024 College Football Playoff National Championship. Fort Lauderdale is recovering...

FDA approves Narcan, opioid-overdose medication (includes video story)

The Federal Food and Drug Administration has approved Narcan, the first antidote for opioid overdose that can be accessed without a prescription. Narcan is...

Is Miami water safe to drink? The final verdict

You’re sitting in chemistry class. Your professor teaches you that a water molecule is two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen (H2O). Everything else...

U.S. administers the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11...

The directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have signed off on Pfizer- BioNtech’s lower-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to...

Newsbreak October 29, 2021

President Biden arrives in Europe and his first official stop is with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The FDA is expected to give emergency-use...

Newsbreak October 27, 2021

An 18-year-old murder victim from Miramar is honored with a candlelight vigil just days after his death. Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz is back behind...

Kids’ COVID vaccine one step closer to reality (includes video story)

Twenty-eight million children between five and 11 years old may be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the coming week. Tomorrow, an FDA...