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Monthly Archives: July 2017

A popular tween retailer has pulled a make-up product marketed to tweens and teens after a lab found it contained deadly asbestos and heavy metals that could potential cause harm.

JUSTICE, a popular retailer has pulled a makeup product marketed to tweens and teens after a lab found it contained deadly asbestos and heavy metals that could potentially cause harm. According to reports from several news outlets, the clothing retailer, Justice, which markets its products to tweens and teens, has voluntarily removed makeup from store shelves after lab testing reveals…

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, head of Georgia’s Department of Public Health named as new head of Centers for Disease Control

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced on Friday that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who currently serves as Georgia’s health commissioner had been appointed as the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
Dr. Fitgerald is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist who has been in private practice for 30 years will become the 17th Director of the agency. A Georgia native, she has served as the head of the Georgia Department of Public Health since 2011. In her position with the Georgia Public Health Department, she oversaw various state health programs, directed 18 public health districts and 159 counties health departments.
Also, Dr. Fitzgerald has experience in healthcare policy. She has worked as a health care policy advisor for both House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Senator Paul Coverdell. She also served as a Chairman of the Board and a Singer Fellow for the Georgia Public Policy Foundation.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Georgia State University and her Doctor of a Medicine degree from Emory University, completing her post-graduate training at Emory-Grady hospital in Atlanta. Dr. Fitzgerald also served her country as a Major in the U.S. Air Force, where she was stationed at Wurtsmith Air Force Strategic Command base in Michigan and Andrews Airforce Base in Washington D.C.
Dr. Fitgerald’s first day at her new post as Director was Friday, July 7, 2017.

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According to an investigation conducted by NPR, cases of Black Lung disease are still occurring in numbers much higher than previously reported.

According to an investigation conducted by NPR, cases of Black Lung disease are still occurring in numbers much higher than previously reported. Black Lung is the name most commonly used when discussing progressive massive fibrosis, a disease most common to coal miners. The disease is a type of pneumoconiosis a disease of the lungs, and it caused by to inhalation…

A report from CBS News says a study has linked the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), sold under the brand names Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, and other brands sold over-the-counter and by prescription to a high risk of death

A report from CBS News says a study has linked the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), sold under the brand names Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, and other brands sold over-the-counter and by prescription to a high risk of death. A July 3rd report from CBS News says a recent study has linked the use of some heartburn drugs with a…