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Weight-Loss Rx to Be Pulled from Market
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a pharmaceutical company to pull its weight-loss medication off the market. And the company agreed.
Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval
From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications.
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Understanding Food Labels
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?
C. Diff Rx Approved for Children
A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile ( C. difficile ) is now approved for children.
Possible Nitrosamines in Your Medication: What's Next?
Over the last several months, several medications have been recalled due to a possible cancer-causing impurity. Here's what you need to know.
Croup and Your Child
As a parent, one of your top concerns is making sure your child is healthy and safe. That's why it's important to take the time to learn about croup and how it can affect your child.
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.
Coronavirus Cases: Update
A fast-spreading coronavirus first detected in China has now reached other countries, including the United States.