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Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
Check Your Medicine: Children’s Advil Recall
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has issued a recall on a specific lot number of its Children’s Advil Suspension.
FDA Warns About Liquid Nitrogen Food Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to avoid eating, drinking or handling foods that are prepared with liquid nitrogen.
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.
Chickenpox FAQ
Diseases like chickenpox can bring up a lot of questions. The answers to some of the most common chickenpox-related questions are below.
First Generic EpiPen Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a generic for the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr.
Some EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended
Here's what you need to know about what's being done to address the ongoing EpiPen shortage.
Shedding Light on Lice
With the start of the new school year and as the fall approaches, children may be more likely to come into contact with head lice.
The Truth About Vaccines
Myths about vaccines are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to skip important, potentially lifesaving vaccines. Let's debunk a few vaccine-related myths.
ADHD and Kids
Do you feel like your child might have ADHD? It's time to take a close look and get the facts straight.