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Media Tip Sheet: FDA Approves Over the Counter Narcan to Address the Opioid Crisis

Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved over the counter Narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses.

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Media Tip Sheet: U.S. VP Harris Starts Visit to Africa in Ghana

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris pledged a new era of partnership with Africa during a speech in Ghana this week as part of her weeklong visit to the continent.

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Media Tip Sheet: Work-From-Home Era Ends for Millions of Americans

Some 72.5% of business establishments said their employees teleworked rarely or not at all last year, according to a Labor Department report released this week.

Study: New Drug Combination Holds Unusually Positive Results for HPV-Negative Patients with Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

A new combination drug treatment showed promising results in patients with pan-refractory, recurrent/metastatic head and neck cancer, according to new study.

Media Tip Sheet: Fentanyl to Blame in Many Overdose Deaths

Teen overdose deaths have gone up exponentially in the last few years, a trend that many experts blame on the synthetic opioid called fentanyl. 

George Washington University Experts Available to Comment on School Shooting in Nashville

According to the Gun Violence Archive, it is the 130th mass shooting in the United States in 2023 and the third to take place at a school.

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Media Tip Sheet: Mitigating Air Travel Disruptions Ahead of Expected Busy Summer Travel Season

The FAA is expecting another summer travel season marred by flight delays and disruptions for East Coast airports.

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to join George Washington University in Conversation on Career, Life in Field of Law

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, and his brother, the Honorable Charles R. Breyer, Senior District Judge, will join GW in a conversation on their pre-law school years. Alan B....

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Study: Bacteria from Meat Likely to Cause More than Half a Million Urinary Tract Infections in the U.S. Every Year

A new study suggests that E. coli from meat products may be responsible for hundreds of thousands of urinary tract infections in the U.S. each year. 

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Media Tip Sheet: Spring Travel Rebounding Strongly for 2023

As the spring break season gets underway in the U.S., experts say it’ll turn out to be a very busy couple of months for travel activities, both domestically and internationally.