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Processed Foods: A Potential Cancer Risk
Eating highly processed foods like donuts and sugary cereals may increase your risk of developing cancer, according to a new study.
On the Horizon: Rx for Alzheimer's Disease Psychosis
A treatment for Alzheimer's disease psychosis may be on the horizon.
A New Rx for Cystic Fibrosis
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat cystic fibrosis (CF).
Opioids and Infection Risk
Opioid use may increase your risk of infectious diseases like pneumonia and meningitis, according to a new study.
Warfarin Monitoring: An Update
To help prevent inaccurate test results from warfarin INR test meters, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued some new recommendations.
Understanding Your Imaging Exam
If you're wanting more information about the imaging exam you're going to have soon, you're not alone.
New Prostate Cancer Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat prostate cancer.
A Blood Test for Concussions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed the marketing of a blood test to evaluate concussions in adults.
Kicking the Habit: 'Every Try Counts'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new campaign to encourage cigarette smokers to quit. The campaign's primary message is this: Every try counts.
Kidney Stone Cases on the Rise
Kidney stones have been on the rise for the past 30 years, according to new research.