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New COPD Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new inhaler for COPD.
FDA Removes Warning for Common Diabetes Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has removed a boxed warning — the most serious drug warning — for the diabetes medication canagliflozin.
Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore
Although women are more likely to visit their doctor than men, many women may be ignoring important signs and symptoms. Read on for a look at six health symptoms women may overlook.
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?
Approved: Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a saliva test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 infection.
First-of-Its-Kind Nasal Spray Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first nasal spray of its kind to treat a condition related to diabetes.
New Pain Rx Gets FDA Go-Ahead
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new pain medication to be used in hospitals.
First Oral Rx for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever oral medication for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
Rx for Chagas Disease Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a treatment for Chagas disease.
Healthy Back-to-School Habits
Maybe you’ve already been back-to-school shopping and are ready to send your kids into a new school year with all the right supplies. But do you know how to keep your kids healthy as school starts back?