Tag Archives: Needs

Cause still needs support, local White Ribbon ambassador says

LOCAL White Ribbon ambassador Matthew Irvine says the biggest impact of the charity’s closure this week will be on men trying to seek help. White Ribbon Australia – which sought to raise awareness about domestic violence by appointing men as ambassadors – held a general meeting on Wednesday where it resolved to appoint liquidators. “The… Read More »

FDA needs to recall Zantac and other ranitidine antacids, says pharmacy that uncovered impurity

An online pharmacy has again stuck it to the FDA in a citizen petition after tipping off regulators to the existence of a potentially cancer-causing impurity in Zantac and other heartburn medicines. It is the same impurity that led to a global recall of blood pressure medicines. Valisure says the FDA should recall Sanofi’s Zantac… Read More »

Shift to cloud-based EHR needs careful preparation

As health systems evaluate replacing their electronic health records, they are considering cloud-based options. “I am seeing a lot more adoption and acceptance of cloud-based EHRs,” says Nate McCarthy, associate principal at ECG Management Consultants. “If their infrastructure is coming to end of life, they are saying, ‘I’ve got to invest another and $ 50… Read More »

Viewpoints: GOP Needs To Act Quickly, Offer Alternative To The ACA; Why Won’t Lawmakers Listen To America About The Need For Gun Buyer Background Checks?

Editorial pages weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Wall Street Journal: Still Heading For The ObamaCare Exits Republicans think they can win on health care in 2020 by running against Medicare for All, and the facts about single payer are a target-rich environment. But the latest data on ObamaCare shows why… Read More »

The big change Australia needs to make

People’s eating habits are making them unhealthy as well as contributing to global warming that will eventually drive up the price of food. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows how much people’s diets are contributing to climate change and how changing these could make them healthier as well as… Read More »