public health advisory


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public health advisory

A statement containing a finding that a release of hazardous substances poses a significant risk to human health recommending measures to be taken to ↓ exposure and eliminate or substantially mitigate the risk to human health
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The council, which was recommended by the Michigan Public Health Advisory Commission, initially will develop an action plan for implementing the recommendations of the commission.
A scientific advisory panel of professionals with "expertise in cannabinoid physiology" was assembled for the Retail Marijuana Public Health Advisory Committee, with the following aims:
The FDA previously informed the public about the possibility of serious neuropsychiatric symptoms with varenicline in November 2007, and later issued a public health advisory in February 2008 about new warnings and precautions in the drug's labeling about the risk of such symptoms.
He has also been a member of NABCA's Public Health Advisory Committee for the past year and half, providing valuable input to the NABCA Board of Directors and staff.
FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Vioxx as its Manufacturer Voluntarily Withdraws Its Product.
The Food and Drug Administration has released a public health advisory strongly recommending against the use of over-the-counter cough and cold products in children and infants aged under 2 years, but will not issue recommendations until the spring about the use of these products in children aged 2-11 years.
FDA Public Health Advisory, REPORTS OF BLUE DISCOLORATION AND DEATH IN PATIENTS RECEIVING ENTERAL FEEDINGS TINTED WITH THE DYE, FD&C BLUE NO.
In 2004 the Public Health Advisory Committee (PHAC), a sub-committee of the National Health Committee, published A Guide to Health Impact Assessment: A Policy Tool for New Zealand (Public Health Advisory Committee 2004) to facilitate policy-level HIA in New Zealand.
In a public health advisory notice posted on its website, the FDA warned that, if taken together, the drugs "could cause a potentially life-threatening problem known as serotin syndrome.
Food and Drug Administration issued a public health advisory warning that there is an increased risk in suicidal thinking and behavior in children and adolescents treated with certain antidepressants.
The FDA's black-box warning is aimed at children and adolescents, but this past July the FDA issued a public health advisory on the use of antidepressants by adults, recommending they be "watched closely for worsening of depression and for increased suicidal thinking or behavior," and that adults whose symptoms worsen while on antidepressants should be evaluated by their healthcare professional.

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