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What You Need to Know Before Surgery
If you are scheduled for surgery that requires anesthesia, here's what you need to know about how to best prepare for your procedure.
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.
Safe and Healthy Easter Tips
Easter, a joyful celebration for many, is quickly approaching. To ensure your family, friends and coworkers have a safe Easter holiday, keep the following safety tips in mind.
FDA: Company Illegally Marketed Genetic Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to a genomics lab for illegally marketing a genetic test.
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.
Illegal Online Pharmacies: Have You Been Fooled?
If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. This saying holds true for illegal online pharmacies.
FDA Cracks Down on Nutra Pharma
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to a company that was illegally marketing unapproved products.
FDA Calls Out Canadian Company
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to CanaRx for distributing unapproved and misbranded drugs.
Hear Me Out: Proper Ear Care
Listen up — the guidelines on how to treat earwax problems have been updated. Here's what you need to know.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.