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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?
Kidney Stone Prevention
Kidney stones may be small, but they can pack a lot of pain. Read on to find out how you can reduce your chance of developing kidney stones.
Household Hazards: Staying Safe
Your home is your safe space away from all the safety hazards of daily life. But certain household substances and items can pose serious safety risks to your family.
COVID-19 Update: 8/18/20
The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
Severe Allergic Reactions at School: Are You Prepared?
For the 1 in 13 children who have food allergies, being prepared can make all the difference.