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Radio-Advertised ED Products Are a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about unapproved little blue pills being advertised on the radio.
FDA Seeks to Slash Smoking Rates
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a plan to reduce smoking rates.
Another Reason to Fill Up Your Cup
Because so many people drink coffee every day, researchers have long wondered whether it's healthy. Now, they may have an answer.
You Asked, We Answered
One of the most common questions pharmacists receive is, "Can I drink alcohol while taking my medication?" We've answered that question and several others below. See what other questions made the list.
Multiple Sclerosis Rx Being Pulled from Market
A multiple sclerosis treatment is being withdrawn from the market, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A New Patch for Post-Shingles Pain
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat pain that follows shingles infections.
'Smart' Glucose Monitoring System Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system.
Understanding Diabulimia
Diabulimia. You might have heard this new buzzword, but did you know it refers to a serious health problem?
Flu Rx May Be Safer Than Once Thought
Despite past concerns, a popular flu medication did not appear to increase the risk of suicide in children and teens, a new study found.
Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk
A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study.