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COVID-19 Vaccines Hit Pharmacies
As COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up around the country, health officials are trying to bring vaccines to the most convenient places possible.
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 Approves New COVID-19 Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for COVID-19.
STIs in the US
Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States may have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), a new study found.
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.
Shingles: What You Need to Know
Shingles is not just seen in the older population. Young adults can develop this condition, too. Here's what you need to know.
Say No to Heart Disease This American Heart Month
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. But you can say no to heart disease by learning about the condition and taking steps to improve your heart health for American Heart Month this February.
Long-Acting HIV Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat HIV.
COPD 101
Has it been getting harder for you to breathe? Maybe it’s the weather, but it could be COPD.