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A New Treatment for Travelers' Diarrhea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea.
OTC Asthma Inhaler Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the only asthma inhaler available over the counter (OTC) in the United States.
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).
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?
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.
Psoriasis: Things to Know
Psoriasis is a skin disease that affects over 7.5 million Americans. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this disease for World Psoriasis Day.
How to Stay Safe This Fall
Different seasons bring different health and safety challenges, and autumn is no exception.