Nurse practitioners are questioning their own education at some colleges. There’s no national standard on how to educate nurse practitioners, while medical education for doctors was standardized more than 100 years ago.
Following the killing of George Floyd, who died when a now-former Minneapolis Police Officer held his knee to his neck for nearly nine minutes, protestors are calling for, among several things, more training for police officers.
An analysis of state nursing home inspections and records of COVID-19 infections associated with nursing homes by the Washington Post reveals dozens of facilities had infection-related violations in the months before coronavirus infections.
Unlike many other countries, the FDA doesn't require a "made in" label on drugs, even though the federal agency estimates 80% of the ingredients and 40% of the finished drugs are manufactured overseas.
WAFF 48′s Liz Hurley interviewed Huntsville Hospital System CEO David Spillers and Crestwood Medical Center CEO Dr. Pam Hudson regarding preparations for a potential surge of Covid-19 patients in the Tennessee Valley.
Lupus patients say they are unable to get refills of their hydroxychloroquine after the announcement of clinical trials to study the drug for possible coronavirus treatment. Pharmacists say some doctors are writing prescriptions for friends and family members.
PFAS chemicals in Decatur. It’s not the first time you’re hearing this.However, it’s the first time Decatur City Council members are hearing about a secret meeting between Decatur Utilities and the city’s mayor where PFAS test results were discussed.
Alabama lawmakers are listening but not committing to an offer from the Poarch Creek Indians. Tribe leaders say they will funnel $1 billion to Alabama if the state allows them to add two new casinos, table games like blackjack and craps and gives the Poarch Indians exclusivity.
Current and former NFL players say they have tested positive for drugs because of contaminated supplements. Scientists say it's a problem not just for athletes but anyone taking supplements - particularly those in performance-enhancement categories like weight loss and muscle building.
After years of breaking the law, the FBI has finally and quietly released its own hate crime statistics. As InvestigateTV uncovered in Measure of Hate, while the FBI published annual hate crime statistics, the agency failed to release its own numbers.
Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.
Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong is a volunteer firefighter for Monrovia. Other volunteer fire chiefs argue he's been using his position to benefit his station at the expense of others. He said the funding comes down to taxes- who pays them and how much.
InvestigateTV shows issues with undercounting hate crimes, including the FBI failing to meet a federal mandate to report. After months of reporting on this issue, this documentary also highlights results of the investigation, including police departments amending their records.
The FDA has a new strategy for imported food safety, and Congress has increased seafood inspection funds. But the U.S. still lags behind some other countries when it comes to inspections and regulations.
Football is still king in Alabama, but some parents are holding off on when they allow their children to play tackle football. Instead, they're replacing the helmets and shoulder pads with flags, as they decide if full contact football is right for their kids.