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Mental Health During COVID-19
As the number of new COVID-19 cases has soared, so has the number of people experiencing depression symptoms, a new study found. How do you take care of your mental health during a global pandemic?
A Drop in Lung Cancer Deaths
Deaths from the most common type of lung cancer have decreased rapidly in recent years. Researchers are saying new treatments are behind this good news.
What Comes After COVID-19?
For many people who get COVID-19, symptoms end within a couple of weeks. But for others, post-COVID-19 symptoms may stick around for weeks or months.
Websites Selling Opioids Get FDA Warning
Several website operators recently received warning letters from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reason? They were illegally selling opioids online.
Youth E-Cig Use: Down but Still Widespread
In the span of one year, roughly 1.8 million fewer young people reported using electronic cigarettes. But that means around 3.6 million children and adolescents said they still used the devices.
Concussions: What Are the Risks?
Concussions are more than just a blow to the head. They can have serious short- and long-term effects.
An Automatic Insulin Pump for Young Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new automatic insulin pump for use in young children with type 1 diabetes.
A New Drug for a Serious Disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new targeted treatment for a rare Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) mutation.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
An effective COVID-19 vaccine may be one of the key ways to end the coronavirus pandemic. That's why health officials are continuing to push forward on a possible vaccine.
Heads-Up: New Lice Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for head lice.