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How to Add Healthy Fats to Your Diet
There's good fat and bad fat when it comes to your diet. Here's how to get more of the good stuff.
We Answered Your Medication Questions
You asked and we answered. Find out the answers to three common questions pharmacists receive.
Medication Safety for Pets
You probably take steps to keep your medications out of the reach of children, but what about your pets?
Losing Weight: How Much and How Fast?
When trying to lose weight, how much should you lose and how fast should you do it?
Are You Prepared for Allergy Season?
When spring is in full swing, allergy season isn't far behind. But what can patients do to help keep themselves allergy-free this season?
FDA Says No to Homemade Infant Formula
If you're the parent of an infant, you already know: There's a formula shortage. And health officials are advising against making your own.
School's Out. Now What?
School is out and summer vacation is in full swing. Instead of letting your children plop down in front of the television for the next month, keep them engaged and active this summer.
Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Peanut Butter
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is alerting the public to a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to peanut butter.
Approved: First Rx for Eosinophilic Esophagitis
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for a rare but serious chronic immune disorder.
How to Move More at Work
If you have a typical office-based job, you may need to get more physical activity during your workdays to stay healthy. Here's how to do that.