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FDA Approves First Treatment for Rare Genetic Disease
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for a rare genetic disease.
The Rx That Slashes COVID Death Risk
An antiviral drug may cut the risk of dying from COVID-19 by 79 percent in older adults, according to a new study.
Botox Gets Its Match
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new anti-wrinkle injection.
Monkeypox Testing: Everything You Need to Know
With the increase in monkeypox cases in the US, more and more questions arise, including questions about testing.
How to Curb Food Cravings
Cutting sugary, salty and fatty foods from your diet is a great way to improve your health. But what happens when the cravings strike?
How to Take an Active Role in Your Health
Taking an active role in your health and health care is one of the best ways to improve your health and health outcomes. But how, exactly, do you do that?
Flu Prevention: What You Need to Know
Most of the public health focus has been on COVID-19 for the past two years, but the flu is still around. Here's how you can stay safe.
COVID-19 Update: 9/5/22
The pandemic is more than two years old, and it's still going strong. Here's what you need to know.
Bivalent COVID Vaccines Authorized by FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes two bivalent vaccines to be given as booster shots.
Happy Feet with Diabetes
Diabetes can lead to complications throughout your body, even in your feet. Learn how to keep your feet healthy and happy.