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Head Injuries: More Than Concussions
Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.
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.
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?
A Vaccine for Smallpox and Monkeypox
The US Food Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox.
New Packaging for a Common Diarrhea Drug
In order to help ensure patient safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new packaging for a common anti-diarrhea medication.