Health advocates worry about an FDA without Scott Gottlieb

Health advocates worry FDA will be weakened without Scott Gottlieb. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Scott Gottlieb, one of the most activist Food and Drug commissioners in recent years, pushed ideas such as banning menthol in cigarettes and packaging opioids in small blister packs to prevent overuse. Those ideas seemed more startling because he was part of […]

2019 Dog-Friendly Major League Baseball Games

Spring is just around the corner, and that means that the boys of summer will soon be back on the playing field! Many major league teams host special dog-themed games during the season, so be sure to “pitch” the idea of attending a Bark in the Park game to your baseball-loving barking buddy! Arizona Diamondbacks […]

Celebrating a Decade of CommunicateHealth! – wehearthealthliteracy – Medium

Alt: Below the words “10 years,” a doodle party for CommunicateHealth’s birthday is in full swing. The CommunicateHealth principals are there, celebrating with a large group of doodle characters. Put on your party hats and grab some cake, dear readers—it’s CommunicateHealth’s 10th birthday! We’ve officially been in the business of health literacy and clear communication […]

What is pancreatic cancer, and how likely is Alex Trebek to beat it?

William Wan National correspondent covering health, science and news March 7 at 11:47 AM Alex Trebek ended his somber announcement Wednesday that he has Stage 4 pancreatic cancer with a vow. “I’m going to fight this,” said the beloved “Jeopardy!” game show host. “I plan to beat the low survival-rate statistics for this disease.” But […]