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Hurricane Safety and Health
Hurricane season is here. There's no better time than now to learn how to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy.
Melatonin for Kids? Not So Fast
Thinking about giving melatonin to your child? Read this first.
Long COVID: What You Need to Know
COVID symptoms usually last no more than a week or two. But there are some major exceptions to that rule.
Weight Loss Rx May Slash Diabetes Risk
A prescription weight loss drug may cut the risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half.
A New Rx for ALS
There's a new medication to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
How to Spot Depression in Children
In kids and teens, severe depression is a real risk to health and well-being. Learn how to spot the signs of depression in your child.
Depression or Just the Blues?
Depression affects millions of Americans. Here's what you need to know.
Fraudulent COVID-19 Products: Your Guide
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about fraudulent coronavirus products.
NSAIDs and Heart Failure Risk
Got diabetes? You may want to ask your doctor before taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Another TikTok Challenge Goes Wrong
Another recent TikTok trend, called the #OneChipChallenge, has been sending some to the emergency room.