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Malaria Drug Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to prevent malaria from coming back.
Newer Blood Thinners Tied to Lower Bleeding Risk
Compared to a widely used older blood thinner, newer blood thinners may be linked to a reduced risk for serious bleeding, a new study found.
BRCA Mutations: Who Should Get Tested?
BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations increase breast cancer risk. So how do you know if you have these gene mutations?
To Gym or Not to Gym?
Can't seem to motivate yourself to get to the gym? Then this article is for you.
Solid Foods, Better Sleep?
Introducing solid foods to your infant's diet before 6 months of age could improve his or her sleep, according to a new study.
A Mental Health Benefit of Folic Acid in Pregnancy
Eating foods enriched with folic acid during pregnancy may be more beneficial than once thought.
Keep Your Head in the Game This Summer
Concussions don't just happen to football players. In fact, these brain injuries can happen while riding a bicycle, in the home or on the playground. Read on to learn how to stay safe this summer.
Stress-Free Summer
Summer isn't only about swimming and vacations — it can be a stressful time for many people. If you are stressed this summer, try these five tips.
Smallpox Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever medication to treat smallpox.
New Warning for Common Antibiotics
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a class-wide warning for a group of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract and respiratory infections.