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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.
How COVID-19 Affects Children
How does COVID-19 affect kids? It's a question most parents have. And we're starting to get answers.
Limiting Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued guidance meant to limit exposure to inorganic arsenic among infants.
Heads-Up: New Lice Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for head lice.
Going Back to School During COVID-19
Back-to-school season can already be a stressful time for parents. Add a global pandemic into the mix, and many parents might be pulling their hair out. Here's how to help your child stay safe.
Common Arthritis Pain Gel Now Available OTC
From prescription to over-the-counter — a common arthritis pain gel is now available without a prescription.
First Injectable for Cellulite Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first injectable medication for cellulite.