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Understanding Virus Mutation
The virus that has caused a global pandemic has mutated. But what does that mean?
FDA Warns E-Cig Companies for Illegal Sales
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to 10 companies for illegally selling electronic cigarette products.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season is here, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Coping with Winter Allergies
It's winter and, just like clockwork, you’re back sniffling again. But before you write off that stuffy nose as just another cold, you may want to consider that the culprit could actually be winter allergies.
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?
Flying to US: Negative COVID-19 Test Required
Traveling to the United States just got a little trickier.
New Dietary Guidelines: What You Need to Know
United States health officials have released new dietary guidelines for 2020 to 2025. Here is what you need to know.
Generic for Common Hypoglycemia Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a generic version of an injected drug used to treat very low blood sugar.
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?
Another At-Home COVID-19 Test Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for an at-home COVID-19 test.