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  • Health Literacy in America Remains an Issue

    Health literacy remains a major issue in the United States, resulting in increased rates of hospitalization and emergency care use. Low health literacy particularly affects older adults, minority populations, medically underserved individuals, and low-income communities.

  • FDA Approves Abuse-Resistant Hydrocodone Tablet

    On Nov. 20, FDA approved Hysingla ER, a new version of hydrocodone with features that drug makers hope will reduce instances of misuse.

  • New Hampshire Celebrates This Year’s Great American Smokeout with Higher-Education Partners

    Today is the Great American Smokeout, and health departments are encouraging smokers to quit and publicizing their cessation resources. This year, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services is celebrating the smokeout through its tobacco-prevention partnership with the state’s universities and colleges.