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Two COVID-19 Vaccines Showing Promise
In the last couple of weeks, two COVID-19 vaccines have shown serious promise in early tests. An effective vaccine would be a huge step forward in the fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.
Beware: Don't Fall for Fake Flu Treatments
Flu season is here, and health experts are warning consumers about fake flu treatments.
You Have the Flu — Now What?
Flu season is here, and that means you or a loved one might have been diagnosed with the flu.
Medicare Open Enrollment 2021: Oct. 15 to Dec. 7
Medicare Open Enrollment started on Oct. 15 and will run until Dec. 7. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering some tips for enrolling this year.
New COVID-19 Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new COVID-19 treatment.
New Test to Detect COVID Antibodies Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new test that can detect neutralizing antibodies from a past SARS-CoV-2 infection. It's the first test of its kind.
Approved: New Device for Nightmares
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device for sleep problems related to nightmares.
Lead Poisoning: What You Need to Know
Around 3.6 million families in the United States are at risk of exposure to lead, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's what you need to know.
COVID Testing: Update
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing recommendations about collecting nasal samples for COVID-19 testing.
Outbreak Linked to Deli Meats
You may want to take a break from the cold cuts for a while — at least until health officials determine the exact source of a Listeria outbreak tied to deli meats.