Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin was discharged from a Buffalo hospital Wednesday. Hamlin spent almost a week at the hospital in Cincinnati after suffering cardiac arrest during the first quarter of a Monday Night Football game between the Bills and the Bengals. (ESPN)

The Food and Drug Administration approved AstraZeneca and Avillion’s asthma rescue treatment, Airsupra, for use in adults. The inhaler is a combination of two compounds, albuterol and budesonide, that help manage asthma symptoms as well as the underlying inflammation in the disease. (Endpoints News)

The Biden administration extended the COVID-19 public health emergency for another 90 days. When the emergency does end, it will bring major policy shifts to insurance markets, drug approvals and telehealth. (Axios)

Tobacco company R.J. Reynolds has swiftly adjusted its marketing tactics for its Camel and Newport cigarettes after California’s ban on flavored tobacco went into effect in December. In light of the ban, R.J. Reynolds is now touting its products as non-menthol versions with “a new fresh twist.” (The New York Times)

Animal tests are no longer required by the FDA before conducting human drug trials. The new law is welcomed by animal welfare groups, but others say change won’t happen fast. (Science)