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First Rx for Type of Bladder Dysfunction in Kids Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug for a certain type of bladder dysfunction in children.
Preventing Injuries
June is National Safety Month, which means it's the perfect time to brush up on your injury-prevention knowledge.
Remdesivir for COVID-19
Since remdesivir was granted emergency use authorization for COVID-19 treatment earlier this month, health officials have continued to learn more about this drug.
COVID-19: Telehealth and HIPAA FAQs
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many doctors' office are offering telehealth appointments. And this development may bring up some tricky questions for patients.
How to Add Movement to Your Day
Sometimes, 30 minutes of exercise feels like too much for one day, but what if you did a few five- to 10-minute movement sessions throughout the day?
Reopening After COVID-19
As the US begins to reopen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing guidance on how we can do so safely.
COVID-19 Update: 5/25/2020
The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
Summer Safety for Kids
The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids may be hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun.
J&J's Talc Baby Powder Will No Longer Be Sold
Johnson & Johnson has thousands of ongoing lawsuits because of its baby powder. Now, the product is leaving North American store shelves.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Company Announces First Data
With the coronavirus pandemic raging on, several pharmaceutical companies are in the race to produce a vaccine, including the company Moderna.