Blood Donor Policy Change Could Address LGBTQ Stigma, Increase Donations

Change in donor policy could end stigma for LGBTQ Americans, increase blood supply   The U.S.…

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FDA Pauses Authorization for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment

  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment…

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FDA Plans New Mammogram Regulations

  Mammograms can sometimes fail to detect tumors in women who have a higher breast density.…

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On Point: OTC Hearing Aids, What You Need to Know by Dr. Sara Mooney

On Point submissions are individual member viewpoints and not North Carolina Medical Society…

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New Vitiligo Treatment Giving Patients Hope

  Somewhere between half a percent and 2% of people worldwide have vitiligo, an autoimmune…

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Great News for NC Patients: Hearing Aids Now Available Over the Counter

  For the first time, hearing aids are available for purchase over the counter at retailers…

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Younger Age Groups in NC Can Now Receive Updated COVID-19 Booster

On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations…

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FDA: Don’t Cook Chicken in NyQuil!

 Are Social Media Challenges a Recipe For Disaster? Believe it or not, the FDA has been forced to…

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North Carolina Closer to Receiving Reformulated COVID-19 Booster

The FDA has given emergency authorization to a "bivalent" vaccine that targets the original…

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FDA OKs Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids. Sales Could Begin in October

More affordable hearing aids could be in stores in October NPR -- Adults with hearing problems will…

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