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Narcolepsy Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication for narcolepsy.
FDA: Sodium Chlorite Products Are a No-Go
Sodium chlorite products are not as safe as they are advertised to be, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.
What Does Acid Reflux Have to Do with It?
Acid reflux may be the cause of your chronic cough.
US Measles Update
In 2000, health officials declared that measles had been eliminated. But that may no longer be the case in 2019.
The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.
Psoriasis: Things to Know
Psoriasis is a skin disease that affects over 7.5 million Americans. Read on to learn everything you need to know about psoriasis.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1 through 7 is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.