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Wildfires and Your Health
With recent wildfires raging through countless acres of land in California, it's more important than ever to know how you can remain safe and healthy in the event of a wildfire.
We Answered Your Medication Questions
You asked and we answered. Find out the answers to three common questions pharmacists receive.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Caffeine in Supplements May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to protect the public from highly concentrated and pure caffeine products.
Beauty Products and Mercury
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about using beauty products that contain mercury.
Going Gluten-Free: What You Need to Know
Gluten-free diets, considered a medical treatment to manage celiac disease, are becoming more and more popular. But do you know what going gluten-free is really all about?
Germs and Antibiotic Resistance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported hundreds of instances of germs with antibiotic resistance genes in the US.
Kratom Products Tied to Salmonella
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a mandatory recall for kratom products due to a risk of salmonella.
Teens and the Tide Pod Challenge
Poisoning caused by liquid laundry detergent packets is no longer just a concern in children. It's affecting teens, too, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).
Avoiding E. Coli During an Outbreak
A recent E. coli outbreak may be winding down, but you can still take steps to avoid future infection.