FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2024 (HealthDay News) — After states legalize the sale of weed for recreational use, on-the-job injuries rise among younger workers, new research shows. U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics for 2006 through 2020 show that legal “recreational marijuana sales were associated with a 10% increase in workplace injuriesContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Two people have died and 23 have been hospitalized in a years-long outbreak of listeria illness that’s finally been traced to one company’s cheeses, yogurts and other dairy products. That’s the message from a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alert sentContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Certain copycat eyedrops may be contaminated and could give users an antibiotic-resistant eye infection, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday. The packaging for South Moon, Rebright and FivFivGo eyedrops mirrors the packaging for Bausch & Lomb’s Lumify eyedrops, an over-the-counter productContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Following a recall of millions of its breathing machines that began in mid-2021, Philips Respironics announced Monday that it would halt sales of all such machines within the United States. The machines include continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices used by people withContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2024 (HealthDay News) — High school students who smoke, drink or use weed are more likely to be emotionally troubled and have suicidal thoughts, a new study finds. Teens who turn to nicotine, alcohol or marijuana are more likely to think about suicide, feel depressed or anxious,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan . 25, 2024 (HealthDay News) — The maker of Robitussin has recalled eight lots of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult cough syrups. The products, which are made by Haleon, may be contaminated with a microbe, and “in immunocompromised individuals, the useContinue Reading