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A New Biosimilar for a Breast Cancer Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the third Herceptin (trastuzumab) biosimilar to treat certain types of cancer.
Measles Outbreaks
With 349 confirmed cases across the United States as of 2018, measles appears to be on the rise.
5 Common Diet Plans
With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.
Fiber and Your Diet
Fiber keeps your bowel movements regular, but it can do a lot more than that.
Flu Season Update: Millions Affected
If you have gotten sick with the flu this year, you are not alone.
How Your Hearing Can Affect Your Mental Health
Older people with hearing loss may have a higher-than-normal risk of depression, according to a new study.
The Importance of Private Talks with Your Doctor
Many young people never get to have private discussions with their doctors without their parents in the room, according to a new study. And that could affect how adolescents feel about their doctors and preventive medicine.
New Year, New Chance to Quit Smoking
Whether you have tried many times to quit smoking or you have never once tried to quit, a new year means another chance to successfully kick the habit.
Folic Acid and Pregnancy
Folic acid can help prevent major birth defects called neural tube defects (NTDs). But how much folic acid are you supposed to get?
Hepatitis C May Affect Millions of Americans
Although there are medications that can cure hepatitis C, an estimated 2.4 million Americans are living with the disease, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).