The senators said in a letter Tuesday that price hikes of more than 500 percent have jeopardized access to emergency allergy shots for many Americans.
Consumers and politicians have accused the company of price-gouging, since the list price for a pair of EpiPens has climbed repeatedly from around $94 in 2007, when Mylan acquired the product.
The U.S. National Whitewater Center has reopened its channels less than two months after a rafter died from a brain-eating amoeba and with no new regulations in place.
The move is intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus and follows recent pressure from members of Congress urging the FDA to expand Zika screening.
Authorities who had been targeting prescription painkiller abuse say the problem has changed quickly in recent years as users turned to heroin, fentanyl and even stronger drugs.
The average price of a two-dose EpiPen package climbed to about $608 earlier this year, up from around $94 nine years ago, according to the Elsevier Clinical Solutions’ Gold Standard Drug Database.
It’s the first reported case in the western Ohio county.
Insurance for current members will not change until Jan. 1, 2017.
Despite the discovery, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health says residents shouldn’t be alarmed. The agency has provided guidelines on the best ways to avoid contracting the disease.
Five cases of Zika have been connected to Miami Beach, bringing the state’s caseload to 36 infections not related to travel outside the U.S., Governor Rick Scott said.
The quest for a vaccine began less than a year ago as Brazil’s massive outbreak revealed that Zika, once dismissed as a nuisance virus, can harm a fetus’ brain if a woman is infected during pregnancy.
The nation’s transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a timely liver transplant or die waiting.
They keep a jar filled with all the tiny, colorful items they’ve rescued from deep inside kids’ ears, noses and mouths.
The Allen County Health Department’s water test results have returned, but the department is still advising that people swim at their own risk.
Clinics in Fort Wayne, including Living Well Center, perform the ancient technique of raising tissue to remove lactic acid. It was made popular recently by Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.
The chosen contractor would be held to Ohio’s drug-free workplace policy, which currently doesn’t allow for medical marijuana use.
The CDC has advised pregnant women not to travel to parts of Latin America and the Caribbean where Zika transmission is active.
When flossing first gained acceptance, no proof was required of remedies.
Government health officials are also urging expectant mothers who frequent the neighborhood to get tested for the virus, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito bites in the U.S. climbed to 14.
There’s no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami’s trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time.