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Approved: OTC Advil/Tylenol Combo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen for pain relief.
CDC: Use Face Coverings in Public
As we learn more about COVID-19, health officials are changing strategies to try to stop the virus. The most recent strategy change involves wearing cloth face coverings in public.
Electrical Stimulation Devices Banned
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) used for self-injurious or aggressive behavior.
CPAP Cleaning Products May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for certain products used to clean and disinfect CPAP devices.
FDA Calls for Removal of Acid Reflux Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requesting that a common antacid medication be removed from the market.
New Cigarette Packaging Coming Soon
You will soon see new cigarette packaging in stores near you.
Breast Cancer Rx Gets New Indication
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for a breast cancer drug.
Busted: Fraudulent COVID-19 Tests and Treatments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about fraudulent coronavirus tests, vaccines and treatments.
Possible EpiPen Malfunctions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert regarding possible malfunctions with a common severe allergy injection.
Diabetes Rx Gets Label Change
A class of diabetes medications just got a safety labeling change.