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Preventing Falls
Falls can happen in the blink of an eye, and they can completely change your future. But you can take steps to prevent medication-related falls.
A Million Hearts Saved
The Million Hearts initiative is bringing together dedicated organizations, communities and individuals to improve the cardiovascular health of the nation.
All About Acid Reflux
If you're among the 1 in 5 people in the United States who have acid reflux, read on for everything you need to know about this condition.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Read on to learn what you can do this month to lower your risk.
Controlling Cholesterol
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. That's the perfect time to learn five tips for managing your cholesterol.
Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
Don’t Miss a Beat — AFib Awareness Month
Drums pounding or fish flopping in the chest are ways that people describe atrial fibrillation (AFib). During AFib Awareness Month this September, get to know the symptoms and how to best control the disease.
FDA Takes on Illegal Online Opioid Markets
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings to 21 websites that have been illegally marketing opioid medications.
Check Your Medicine: Children’s Advil Recall
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has issued a recall on a specific lot number of its Children’s Advil Suspension.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.