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How to Protect Your Hearing
Around 20 percent of Americans have some form of hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. But you don't have to be one of them.
Swimming This Summer?
Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the fun of swimming this summer.
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
A New Combo Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medications to treat certain types of thyroid cancer.
New Treatment for Stomach Bleeding
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of a device that helps control stomach bleeding.
3 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Because Botox is known for smoothing out wrinkles and facial imperfections, it has become associated with a line-less face with zero expression. But Botox can actually be used for several medical conditions.
5 Common Diet Plans
With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.
Cracking Down on Misleading E-Liquids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are taking action on electronic cigarette liquids that resemble kid-friendly food items.
Test for Emerging Pathogen Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first test to identify the pathogen Candida auris (C. auris) .
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.