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MedWatch – The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program Viberzi (eluxadoline): Drug Safety Communication – Increased Risk of Serious Pancreatitis In Patients Without A Gallbladder AUDIENCE: Gastroenterology, Patient ISSUE: FDA is warning that Viberzi (eluxadoline), a medicine used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), should not be used in patients who […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 13, 2017 Contact: Molly Mraz, Communications Specialist, 410-877-1045 Health Department Promotes Importance of Screening During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Bel Air, MD- March 13, 2017- Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Maryland. This year, according to […]
The Harford County Health Department offers these tobacco cessation classes at no cost to all tobacco users who want to quit. We request pre-registration for all classes. Nicotine patches, lozenges or gum may be available at no cost to those who qualify. For further information or to register, call (410) 612-1781 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. […]
The schedule for the 2017 Rabies Vaccination Clinics is here! Click here to print a Pet Registration Form and save time at the door!
From plant to product to puff—where do toxic chemicals in cigarettes come from? With more than 7,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke—over 70 of which are linked to cancer—it comes as no surprise that cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that cause death and disease. But where do these toxic chemicals come from? And why are there so […]
New Upcoming Trainings March 23, 2017 May 23, 2017 Naloxone (NARCAN®, EVZIO®) is a prescription medication that safely and effectively reverses an opioid overdose. Opioid is a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription pain relievers like oxycodone (OxyContin®, Percocet®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®, Lortab®), oxymorphone (Opana®), hydromorphone (Dilaudid®), morphine (MS Contin®), fentanyl (Duragesic®) and methadone. Naloxone does NOT: […]