By Teddy Cambosa The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has acknowledged the plea from Kanawha County in West Virginia regarding reports of an HIV outbreak in the area. In a public letter addressed to...

An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday granted final approval of the first generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray, commonly known as Narcan, a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse...

Hepatitis A outbreaks have struck a number of cities and states since the beginning of 2017 to include San Diego and other areas of California, Detroit and other areas of Michigan, Kentucky,especially...

In a follow-up on the wound botulism situation linked to injecting black tar heroin in San Diego County, health officials are reporting three additional cases, bringing the total to six in the past month. According...

San Diego County health officials announced today that three wound botulism cases have been reported in the past month. The cases are linked to injecting black tar heroin. Two cases have been preliminarily...

NASTAD (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors), Harm Reduction Coalition, and The AIDS Institute today called upon Congress to include $100 million in new funding for the Centers...

On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market. After careful...

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has become aware of a dangerous, potentially lethal substance contained in street drugs surfacing in central and South Georgia. Dozens of patients have been...

Last week, Florida Governor Rick Scott directed the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to meet with communities...