Patient Safety EducationInfo Center

New Carcinogens Named
Health officials named eight new substances that are thought to be carcinogens.
How to Prevent Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
FDA Takes Action to Expand COVID Vaccine Use
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took several actions to expand the use of one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
How to Fight Omicron
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is tearing across the United States and driving case numbers to record highs. Here's what health officials say will fight this fast-moving variant.
Should Older People Still Get Colorectal Cancer Screenings?
Health officials say colorectal cancer screening can stop after age 75 in some cases. But could there be a benefit to continuing screening after that age?
Staying Safe During the Holidays
As the season continues, keeping yourself and your family safe is an important part of being able to enjoy the holidays.
First Oral Rx for COVID-19 Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the the first oral treatment for COVID through an emergency use authorization (EUA).
Baby Vital Sign Monitor Pulled from Market
A company has pulled a product that monitors babies' vital signs from the market after a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: What You Need to Know
You've probably seen hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in sci-fi movies, but did you know it's a real-life medical treatment?
COVID-19 Vaccines to Be Studied in Children
Wondering if it's safe to let your child get a COVID-19 vaccination? We may soon have an answer.