Oral Phenylephrine (PE)

Finding PE on over-the-counter medicine labels Suggested Caption: The FDA recently advised that there is insufficient evidence to support oral phenylephrine as a decongestant ingredient in over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold products. To find and avoid this ingredient when looking at oral decongestant medicine this season, check the “Active Ingredients” label on the back of […]

Hospital Changes in St. Louis

Weekly alert: Be aware of hospital changes in St. Louis Suggested Caption: DePaul Hospital will end Level II trauma services on September 10th due to a low number of trauma patients. The hospital will continue Level I trauma care for treating conditions like heart attacks and strokes. To learn more about this and other health […]

AI & Healthcare

Weekly alert: AI in healthcare Suggested Caption: When it comes to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare, St. Louis adults report limited understanding. Only 8% of our panel reported a strong grasp of AI concepts.Most respondents indicated they understood AI only “somewhat well” (61%) or admitted to knowing it “not well at all” (30%). AI’s potential […]