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Common Blood Pressure Rx Recalled
If you take irbesartan or a product containing irbesartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Few things stick in a child’s memory more than a perfect snow day. To ensure these winter play days aren't tainted by injury or illness, parents should be aware of the dangers tied to the coldest time of the year.
Managing Diabetes
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management.
At-Home Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is gaining popularity — and with good reason. But some of these tests may not be accurate.
Medication Myths Debunked
You might have heard some old wives' tales about medications over the years. Did the myths you have heard make our list?
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.
Celebrating National Diabetes Month
It's National Diabetes Month, and you can celebrate by learning how to better manage your diabetes.
New Flu Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat the flu.
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.
Polio-Like Condition Reported in US
You might have heard the recent reports of US children suddenly becoming weak in their arms or legs. Here's what you need to know about this condition.