Tag Archives: National

Another conflicted all-expenses-paid junket offer by the National Press Foundation

November 21, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He authored the Statement of Principles for the Association of Health Care Journalists in 2004. He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two months from now we will be in mid-winter, late January. How about four days in warm, sunny… Read More »

Amid growing national crisis, Massachusetts banning sale of vaping products for 4 months

Apparently the first action of its kind in the nation, Massachusetts will have a four-month ban on the sale of vaping products in the state. The governor of Massachusetts declared a public health emergency Tuesday. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s order was quickly approved by the state Public Health Council and applies to all vaping products… Read More »

National Hepatitis Testing Day 2019

May is hepatitis awareness month, and Sunday, May 19, marks National Hepatitis Testing Day 2019. It’s a chance to remind the public and health care providers alike that everyone should be tested for viral hepatitis. What’s viral hepatitis? There are three main types: Hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus… Read More »