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A Patch for Schizophrenia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a first-of-its-kind patch for schizophrenia.
Mammogram Myths
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we're debunking four common mammogram myths.
Supplements for Mental Health?
Can a nutritional supplement help manage depression symptoms? New research suggests that it's possible.
Head Injuries: More Than Concussions
Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.
E-Cigs Remain Under Investigation
Health officials continue to investigate e-cigarettes as the number of reported respiratory problems tied to vaping continues to rise.
FDA Takes on Illegal Opioid Websites
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent warning letters to 10 websites for illegally marketing opioid medications.
Asthma Rx Approved for Home Use
An asthma medication that once could only be given at a doctor's office can now be given at home.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
Rx for Children with Rare Disorder Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for children with a rare disorder.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.