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FDA Issues Warning for Liver Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that a medication for a rare liver disease could pose deadly risks to some patients.
FDA Warns About IBS Rx Complication
If you've had your gallbladder removed, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that you shouldn't use a particular irritable bowel syndrome medication.
Top 10 Items For Your Medicine Cabinet
What’s in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top 10 list?
Living up to Your Potential Life Span
No one lives forever. But you may be able to increase your life span.
When Heartburn Gets Serious
It may be easy to pop a pill for heartburn for the convenience of not having to stop eating spicy and acidic foods, but this convenience may come at the price of good health.
Vaccine Stomps out Stomach Illness in Kids
The widespread use of a vaccine against a germ that causes gastrointestinal illness in infants and young children may have proved its worth.
Drinking Soda Could Put Your Liver on the Rocks
Liver damage is often linked with alcohol abuse, but sugary non-alcoholic drinks may also pack a toxic punch.
Why Weight Loss Surgery Could Be a Money Saver
Weight-loss surgery may shrink more than just waistlines.
Just for Kids: Summer Fun, Summer Health
The end of the school year is here. That means now may be a good time to start thinking about how to keep your kids healthy and safe this summer.
The Gift of Life: Transplants Save Many, More Still Needed
Organ transplants have been saving lives for years. And as the need for transplants grows, so does the need for donors.