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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.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
FDA Issues Warning About 'Benadryl Challenge'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety warning for a common allergy medicine.
Holiday Safety During COVID-19
As fall approaches, so do the holidays. And as the coronavirus pandemic continues, many are wondering how to stay clear of COVID-19 and celebrate the holidays safely.
Common Anxiety Meds Get Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ordering a stronger warning for a common anxiety and sleep medication.
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.