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Learn More About COVID-19 Vaccines From the FDA

April 23, 2021: The FDA amended the emergency use authorization of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine to include information about a very rare and serious type of blood clot in people who receive the vaccine. View frequently asked questions about Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine… Report vaccine side effects toll-free at 1-800-822-7967 or online to… Read More »

‘Masks should be banned from classrooms as they mean deaf daughter can’t learn’

Lexie Hubbock was born deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since she was four months old. Now 12, she’s had hearing tests and operations on her ears throughout her life, being fitted with a cochlear implant in October 2020. The electronic device, which bypasses normal hearing in favour of electric signals which stimulate the… Read More »

Amid calls from Black health advocates, Biden administration to ban menthol cigarettes

Health Politics Loading the player… The Biden administration is potentially placing a ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes. The official announcement is set to happen this week, according to anonymous Biden administration officials. The decision will impact Black smokers most as they overwhelmingly use menthol cigarettes, as reported by The Washington Post, though advocacy… Read More »

Couple sentenced for scheme to steal from US children’s hospital to profit in China

A Chinese-born husband and wife who became U.S. citizens have been sentenced in a conspiracy to steal sensitive medical research from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio while being financially supported by the Chinese government, with the couple pursuing the goal of selling the stolen secrets for a profit in China. Yu Zhou, 51, and Li… Read More »

New Research from the CWMH: No Increase in Major Malformations in Children Prenatally Exposed to Aripiprazole

Despite the increasing use of the newer atypical or second-generation antipsychotic agents to treat a spectrum of psychiatric disorders, including psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, major depression, PTSD and other anxiety disorders, we have relatively little data on the reproductive safety of these newer atypical agents. In response to this deficit, the National Pregnancy Registry for… Read More »