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FDA Issues COVID-19 Drug Safety Guidance
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is relaxing certain risk evaluation requirements in an effort to help address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illegal CBD Products Claiming to Treat Health Conditions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to two companies for marketing unapproved CBD products that claim to treat serious medical conditions.
Rise in Poisonings Linked to Cleaning Products
Poison centers have seen an increase in calls for poisonings related to cleaners and disinfectants. And this increase may be tied to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Update: 4/24/20
The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
National Drug Take-Back Day Delayed Due to COVID-19
This year's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has been postponed due to COVID-19. But you can still safely dispose of your unused and expired medications.
Picking Up Your Prescriptions During COVID-19: Safety Tips
As we face the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety needs to be a top priority — even when you head to the pharmacy to pick up your prescriptions.
You're a Lifesaver: All About CPR
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a procedure done when the heart stops beating. It can be a lifesaver.
A Possible New Blood Test for Alzheimer's
A blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease? A new study suggests it's possible.
The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
Warning: Chloroquine Only for Use Under a Doctor's Care
Chloroquine continues to be in the news as the number of COVID-19 cases rises. And now health officials are warning about improper use of this substance.