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All About Acid Reflux
If you're among the 1 in 5 people in the United States who have acid reflux, read on for everything you need to know about this condition.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Read on to learn what you can do this month to lower your risk.
Controlling Cholesterol
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. That's the perfect time to learn five tips for managing your cholesterol.
FDA Takes on Illegal Online Opioid Markets
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings to 21 websites that have been illegally marketing opioid medications.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.
False Measles Outbreak Report Raises Concerns
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is saying social media reports of a multistate measles outbreak in the United States are not true. Still, measles remains a health threat.
IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Zika Update
The threat of Zika virus isn't over.
Avoiding Bacteria in Lakes, Rivers and Oceans
Labor Day is just around the corner, and the summer heat is showing no signs of letting up. It's a tempting time to go swimming, but cool off from the heat responsibly.
Some EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended
Here's what you need to know about what's being done to address the ongoing EpiPen shortage.