Public health officials keeping a close eye on the outbreak of hepatitis in children

INDIANA – Public health officials are keeping a close eye on an outbreak of hepatitis affecting young children in the United States and Europe. Indiana…

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Dementia affects about 5 million older adults in the US and that number is expected to double

BLOOMINGTON – Dementia currently affects about five million older adults in the United States, and that number is expected to more than double over the…

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FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 booster shots for children ages 5 to 11

INDIANA – The US Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5…

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IDHS names new Indiana EMS Medical Director

INDIANA – Dr. Eric B. Yazel, current health officer in Clark County, Ind., has been appointed as the new chief medical director for Indiana EMS,…

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Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams issues voluntary recall due to an undeclared soy allergen

FREDERICKSBURG, OH – Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams issues a voluntary recall due to an undeclared soy allergen.  The recall includes their Smokey BBQ Bacon Jam…

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FDA authorizes first COVID-19 test available without a prescription that also detects flu and RSV

On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Labcorp Seasonal Respiratory Virus RT-PCR DTC Test for use without a prescription by individuals with…

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Van Leeuwen issues voluntary recall on undeclared tree nuts (cashew and pistachio) in frozen dessert product

BROOKLYN, N.Y., – Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY is voluntarily recalling 2,185 frozen 14-ounce pints of its non-dairy frozen dessert product “Oat Milk…

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Woodside Acquisitions Inc. is recalling two COVID-19 test kits that were not approved by the FDA

Woodside Acquisitions Inc. is recalling Oral Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test Kits and Joysbio SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test Kits because they were distributed in the…

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New IU Health LifeLine hub is key to emergency care

BLOOMINGTON – Cohesion and efficiency are essential for emergency medical responses. They are also integral to the design of the new IU Health LifeLine Bloomington Headquarters….

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

INDIANA – Youth First, Inc. encourages all Hoosiers to join in recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month, a national movement to fight stigma, raise…

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