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Allergens Are Everywhere
Most Americans are exposed to multiple allergens, according to the largest indoor allergen study ever conducted in the United States.
New Biosimilar Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new biosimilar.
Shining a Light on Laser Toy Risks
Before you head to the toy store and buy a laser toy this holiday season, learn the potential risks and read about laser safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended.
To Prevent Drug Interactions, Communication Is Key
A lack of communication between older adults and their health care providers could be putting patients at risk of drug interactions.
How Diabetes and Obesity Affect Cancer Rates
Obesity and diabetes might have caused nearly 800,000 cases of cancer around the world in 2012, a new study found.
Vitamin D in Pregnancy
There may not be enough evidence to support current recommendations on taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy, according to a new study.
Performance-Enhancing Drugs Potentially Mislabeled
Performance-enhancing drugs sold online could come with inaccurate labels, according to a new study.
Vision-Improving Device Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device that can adjust to improve patients' vision after cataract surgery.
First Two-Drug HIV Combo Approved
Juluca, the first complete two-drug combination treatment for adults with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been approved.
Gout Rx Under FDA Investigation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning for a common gout medication.