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Several Supplements May Contain Hidden Ingredients
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as dietary supplements for weight loss or erectile dysfunction may do you more harm than good.
Check Your Skin Care Products for This Ingredient
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for certain over-the-counter (OTC) skin products.
How Ads Might Be Unsafe for Your Baby
Ads for sleep products and bedding often promote unsafe infant sleep environments that could raise the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study found.
What's Really in Your Child's Juice?
Low-calorie sweeteners like aspartame are a growing part of American children's diets, according to a new study.
FDA Warns About Cancer 'Cure'
PNC-27, a product being promoted as a treatment or cure for cancer, may contain bacteria, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Parental Obesity Might Affect Child Development
Dad's weight may be tied to his child's personal-social functioning, according to a new study.
All You Need to Know About Earwax
Listen up — the guidelines on how to treat earwax problems have been updated. Here's what you need to know.
Teens and Muscle-Building Supplements
Although muscle-building supplements are not recommended in teenagers younger than 18, teens may have easy access to them, a new study found.
These Supplements May Contain Hidden Ingredients
The FDA recently identified several supplements that contained hidden drug ingredients. And those hidden ingredients could pose health risks.
Mumps Cases Surge
For years, mumps wasn't common in the United States. But that may be changing.