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FDA: Do Not Use 'Black Salve'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about certain salves and creams.
OTC Advil/Tylenol Combo Now Available
The first and only FDA-approved combination of over-the-counter (OTC) acetaminophen and ibuprofen for pain relief is now available.
Common Diabetes Rx Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about additional voluntary recalls of certain metformin products.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. Getting a flu vaccine during this year is more important than ever due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mammograms: What You Need to Know
Mammograms can help detect breast cancer at an early stage. And early detection of breast cancer can be a very good thing.
Shedding Light on Lice
With the start of the new school year and as the fall approaches, children may be more likely to come into contact with head lice.
Confusion Surrounding Aerosols and COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted on its website about aerosol spread of COVID-19. A few days later, the statement was gone.
Blood Pressure Management: What You Should Know
In recent years, awareness of high blood pressure and how to treat and control it decreased among Americans, a new study found. Because awareness is key to blood pressure management, that could spell bad news for public health.
Pneumococcal Vaccine FAQs
In 2017, pneumonia killed nearly 50,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there is a vaccine that can prevent this lung infection.
Obesity on the Rise in the US
New research findings suggest that obesity is still increasing among adults in the United States. That comes with a lot of potential health problems — and one of them involves COVID-19.