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  • FDA Panel Snubs Morphine-Oxycodone Combo

    An FDA advisory committee has voted unanimously against approval of an oral combination of morphine and oxycodone (Moxduo) for acute pain.

  • American Indian and Alaska Native death rates nearly 50 percent greater than those of non-Hispanic whites

    Death records show that American Indian and Alaska Native death rates for both men and women combined were nearly 50 percent greater than rates among non-Hispanic whites during 1999-2009.

  • Impact of whooping cough vaccination revealed

    Since its introduction across the globe between 1940 and 1960, vaccination has dramatically reduced rates of infection and loss of life from whooping cough. However, strategies used to date have not completely eradicated strains of the bacteria, instead leading to an increase in diversity.

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