Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vabomere for adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including a type of kidney infection, pyelonephritis, caused by specific bacteria. Vabomere is a drug containing meropenem, an antibacterial, and vaborbactam, which inhibits certain types of resistance mechanisms used by bacteria.

Kissimmee, Florida - Researchers from the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) shared study findings about unique factors associated with combat-injured service members' long-term quality of life, an emerging area of research, during the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHRSRS) August 28.

Yuma, Arizona - The Arizona Western College (AWC) Massage Therapy students will be offering chair massages in the College Community Center 3C on the Yuma Campus from 11am-1pm. The program students will be available for $10 for a 15 minute chair massage. No appointment will be necessary. And the public is welcome.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation that will serve as a multi-year roadmap to better protect kids and significantly reduce tobacco-related disease and death. The approach places nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the agency’s tobacco regulation efforts.

Yuma, Arizona - Parents and caregivers are invited to the Heritage Library at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday for Autism Parents Networking, a bilingual support group for those who care for children on the autism spectrum. Share tips and experiences and learn about services available in Yuma County.