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FDA Calls Out Canadian Company
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to CanaRx for distributing unapproved and misbranded drugs.
Hear Me Out: Proper Ear Care
Listen up — the guidelines on how to treat earwax problems have been updated. Here's what you need to know.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.
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.
Measles Outbreaks
With 349 confirmed cases across the United States as of 2018, measles appears to be on the rise.
The Importance of Private Talks with Your Doctor
Many young people never get to have private discussions with their doctors without their parents in the room, according to a new study. And that could affect how adolescents feel about their doctors and preventive medicine.
The Importance of Cancer Screenings
Skipping recommended cancer screenings could put you at risk of fatal health problems, according to a new study.
Fireworks: Celebrate Safely
As you prepare to ring in the new year, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.