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Caffeine in Supplements May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to protect the public from highly concentrated and pure caffeine products.
A High-Tech Test for a Diabetes Related Eye Problem
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of the first device to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect moderate to severe diabetes-related retinopathy.
Test for Emerging Pathogen Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first test to identify the pathogen Candida auris (C. auris) .
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.
Depression and Your Heart
Those with heart disease may have worse outcomes if they also have depression, according to a new study.
April Is Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. How much do you really know about autism?
Beauty Products and Mercury
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about using beauty products that contain mercury.
Can You Trust Online Health Message Boards?
Medical advice on message boards may not be as accurate as you think.
Choosing the Right Allergy Medication
With hundreds of allergy medications available for purchase, it's no surprise that many consumers are confused when they try to choose the right medication for their allergies.
Going Gluten-Free: What You Need to Know
Gluten-free diets, considered a medical treatment to manage celiac disease, are becoming more and more popular. But do you know what going gluten-free is really all about?