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Common Diet Mistakes
Often, the hardest part of dieting is getting started. To help yourself succeed, avoid these five common diet mistakes.
First Generic Advair Diskus Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic Advair Diskus to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore
Although women are more likely to visit their doctor than men, many women may be ignoring important signs and symptoms. Read on for a look at six health symptoms women may overlook.
Cancer Symptoms Men Might Miss
Cancer can affect anyone, and that includes men. Below, we discuss seven cancer symptoms that men may overlook.
Washington Measles Outbreak Ignites State of Emergency
After reports of more than two dozen cases of measles, the governor of Washington declared a state public health emergency.
More Blood Pressure Medications Recalled
If you take losartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Few things stick in a child’s memory more than a perfect snow day. To ensure these winter play days aren't tainted by injury or illness, parents should be aware of the dangers tied to the coldest time of the year.
A New Biosimilar for a Breast Cancer Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the third Herceptin (trastuzumab) biosimilar to treat certain types of cancer.
Measles Outbreaks
With 349 confirmed cases across the United States as of 2018, measles appears to be on the rise.
5 Common Diet Plans
With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.