The surgeon general's public health advisory
cited research showing that when naloxone and overdose education is available to community members, overdose deaths decrease.
The dangers of this dye were highlighted in 2003, when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health advisory
concerning its use in foods administered via feeding tubes to patients with gut permeability issues.
SHREWSBURY - A public health advisory
is in effect because of high levels of blue-green algae in Dean Park Pond and Jordan Pond.
The 2010 Public Health Advisory
Committee report for the Ministry of Health talks of a history of "haphazard 'boom or bust' child policies and 'stop-start' programmes that are often not fully implemented."
Another study found that the majority of parents are not aware of a 2007 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) public health advisory
recommending that children under the age of two not be given over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medications.
NEW YORK -- TWO years after the Food and Drug Administration issued a public health advisory
about children's cold medicines, researchers and physicians continue to debate whether these products are safe if used correctly.
Patients should not take clopidogrel and omeprazole together because the effectiveness of the antiplatelet drug is reduced when taken with the proton pump inhibitor, according to a public health advisory
issued by the Food and Drug Administration.
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.
Diagnosis and treatment of depression in children and adults dropped significantly in the wake of a 2003 Food and Drug Administration public health advisory
on the risk of suicidality among children taking antidepressants, according to a review of claims data from 1999 to 2007.
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." U.S.
The public health advisory
is available at www.fda.gov/cder/drug/advisory/cough_cold_2008.htm.