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E-Cigs Remain Under Investigation
Health officials continue to investigate e-cigarettes as the number of reported respiratory problems tied to vaping continues to rise.
FDA Takes on Illegal Opioid Websites
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent warning letters to 10 websites for illegally marketing opioid medications.
Asthma Rx Approved for Home Use
An asthma medication that once could only be given at a doctor's office can now be given at home.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
Rx for Children with Rare Disorder Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for children with a rare disorder.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
New Acne Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first new retinoid for acne in more than 20 years.
Medication Safety for Pets
You probably take steps to keep your medications out of the reach of children, but what about your pets?
Is Your AED Approved?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is encouraging consumers to check that their AED is FDA-approved.
A Vaccine for Smallpox and Monkeypox
The US Food Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox.