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Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands
Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Mammograms: What You Need to Know
Mammograms can help detect breast cancer at an early stage. That means they can lead to early treatment, which can save lives.
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Not every sickness gets its own season. Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue until as late as May.
Depression or Just the Blues?
Today is National Depression Screening Day. Here's what you need to know.
Two New Ways to Prevent Migraines
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new medications to prevent migraines in adults.
Which Medications Are Safe During Pregnancy?
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Despite Progress, SIDS Is Still a Concern
Thousands of sleep-related infant deaths happen each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's how to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Refilling Your Prescriptions Has Never Been Easier
You can now refill your medications via the pharmacy mobile app anytime and anywhere. 
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription drugs can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.