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Kidney Stone Prevention
Kidney stones may be small, but they can pack a lot of pain. Read on to find out how you can reduce your chance of developing kidney stones.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Common Seizure Medication Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about a recall of a common seizure medication.
FDA Finalizes E-Cig Enforcement Policy
E-cigarettes and vaping continue to make news headlines.
More Heartburn Medications Recalled
Even more medications are being recalled because they might contain a cancer-causing impurity.
Working in the Cold: What You Need to Know
It's wintertime again — when temperatures take a dive. But don't let your health take a dive, too.
New Tech to Detect MRSA Faster
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved marketing of a new technology to detect serious bacteria.
Flu Season Update
Across the US, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
Probiotics 101
You've heard about the importance of having a "healthy gut." You might've even heard about probiotics. But what is the real story on these so-called "healthy" bacteria?
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?