FDA revamped foods program to bypass ‘ongoing disruptions’

On Tuesday, the head of the Food and Drug Administration announced an overhaul of the agency food Department of Safety and Nutrition, vowing that the new structure will better protect consumers and the American food supply. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Calif said he would create a new human foods program led by a deputy commissioner … Read more

International students have required upfront payment prior to emergency treatment in Queensland hospitals

International students recalled the frightening and stressful experience of being asked to pay hundreds of dollars upfront before treatment in the emergency departments of Queensland Public Hospitals. It has prompted advocates to call for a change in the hospital’s policy for billing students’ health insurance directly. the main points: International students are not eligible for … Read more

New York bans cosmetics containing deadly mercury amid health concerns

New York bans cosmetics containing mercury, becoming the third country to do so. The new lawThe drug, signed by Gov. Cathy Hochul in December, will go into effect June 1 and will ban the sale of any beauty goods containing the potentially dangerous neurotoxin. It was Mercury associated with a number of debilitating and harmful … Read more