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More Heartburn Medications Recalled
Even more medications are being recalled because they might contain a cancer-causing impurity.
Working in the Cold: What You Need to Know
It's wintertime again — when temperatures take a dive. But don't let your health take a dive, too.
New Tech to Detect MRSA Faster
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved marketing of a new technology to detect serious bacteria.
Flu Season Update
Across the US, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
Probiotics 101
You've heard about the importance of having a "healthy gut." You might've even heard about probiotics. But what is the real story on these so-called "healthy" bacteria?
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?
Is It a Cold or the Flu?
The common cold and flu have similar symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between the two. Read on to find out how.
Losing Weight: How Much and How Fast?
When trying to lose weight, how much should you lose and how fast should you do it?
New Year, New Chance to Quit Smoking
Whether you have tried many times to quit smoking or you have never once tried to quit, a new year means another chance to successfully kick the habit.
New Breast Cancer Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat breast cancer.