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This Year's Flu Shot: What You Need to Know
You might have heard that this season's flu vaccine may not be as effective as expected, but that doesn't change the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) recommendations for vaccination.
Monitoring Zika's Effects
Many babies born with a smaller than normal head as a result of Zika virus infection may face health problems as they develop, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
New Rx Approved for Rare Autoimmune Disease
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to treat a rare condition that causes inflammation in the wall of the body's blood vessels.
No One Understands My Migraine - You Don't Have To Suffer Alone
Stay Ahead of Your Migraine With Tips, Tools, and The Latest Migraine Info
FDA: 'Snortable' Chocolate Powder Is a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about a drink and a “snortable” chocolate powder that claim to be alternatives to illicit street drugs.
Winter Safety Tips
Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
The True Burden of Alzheimer's
More than 6 million people in the United States may have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment that can lead to the disease, according to a new study.
Window Blinds: Safety Threat to Children
The cords of window blinds may pose serious risks to children's health and safety, according to a new study.
Heart Screening May Save Infants' Lives
Newborn testing for critical congenital heart disease may save lives, according to a new study.
New Insulin Product Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a short-acting insulin product to improve blood sugar levels in those with diabetes.