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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to chickens and other backyard poultry.
Can Phones Interfere with Pacemakers?
Can your phone make your heart skip a beat? It's possible but unlikely, health officials say.
Is Your Water Bottle Really BPA-Free?
That reusable BPA-free water bottle may need to take a trip through the dishwasher to actually be free of BPA.
The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
FDA Warns Company for Dangerous Rx Promotion
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to a pharmaceutical company for its potentially dangerous marketing of an opioid.
Big Smiles for Children's Dental Health
This month is National Children's Dental Health Month. You can celebrate by promoting good dental health habits with your kids.
FDA Cracks Down on Unsafe Hand Sanitizers
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on potentially dangerous hand sanitizers being imported to the United States.
COVID-19 Variants in the US: Things to Know
A COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom hit the United States a few weeks ago, and the variant from South Africa popped up in South Carolina last week. Here's what you need to know.
Understanding Emergency Use Authorizations
If you have been following the news during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might have noticed that the FDA has been granting "emergency use authorizations" (EUAs) to vaccines and drugs. But what is an EUA?
How to Use Hand Sanitizer Safely
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hand sanitizer was flying off of the shelves. Now, it's a little easier to get your hands on, but are you using it correctly?