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Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
How Aspirin May Affect Pregnancy Chances
Women who have had previous miscarriages and want to get pregnant again may want to discuss taking more aspirin with their doctors.
STIs in the US
Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States may have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), a new study found.
FDA Cracks Down on Unsafe Hand Sanitizers
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on potentially dangerous hand sanitizers being imported to the United States.
COVID-19 Variants in the US: Things to Know
A COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom hit the United States a few weeks ago, and the variant from South Africa popped up in South Carolina last week. Here's what you need to know.
Croup and Your Child
As a parent, one of your top concerns is making sure your child is healthy and safe. That's why it's important to take the time to learn about croup and how it can affect your child.
Shingles: What You Need to Know
Shingles is not just seen in the older population. Young adults can develop this condition, too. Here's what you need to know.
Say No to Heart Disease This American Heart Month
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. But you can say no to heart disease by learning about the condition and taking steps to improve your heart health for American Heart Month this February.
Long-Acting HIV Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat HIV.