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FDA: Sodium Chlorite Products Are a No-Go
Sodium chlorite products are not as safe as they are advertised to be, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Are You Back-to-School Ready?
Backpack? Check. Books? Check. Pencils? Check. Health records? With the school year starting, there's another thing not to forget: back-to-school medical needs.
Rotavirus Explained
Rotavirus spreads easily among infants and young children. Is your child at risk?
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
Strep Throat and Your Kids
As the school year starts, it's important to learn some key facts about strep throat and how it can affect your kids.
What Does Acid Reflux Have to Do with It?
Acid reflux may be the cause of your chronic cough.
Want to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? You Have Options
If you want to lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, you have options.
US Measles Update
In 2000, health officials declared that measles had been eliminated. But that may no longer be the case in 2019.
The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.