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National Kidney Month: Be Kind to Your Kidneys
Have you thought about your kidneys lately? March is National Kidney Month, which means it's the perfect time to check in with these vital organs.
FDA Cracks Down on Nutra Pharma
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to a company that was illegally marketing unapproved products.
A Lower-Priced Insulin Option
A lower-priced authorized generic for Humalog has been announced.
Postpartum Depression Rx Gets Green Light
The first-ever postpartum depression medication has been approved.
Spotted and Spreading: 2019 Measles Outbreak
As of early this month, there have been 228 cases of measles in 12 states so far this year. That means that, in less than three months, this year has seen more measles cases than all of 2017.
FDA Calls Out Canadian Company
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to CanaRx for distributing unapproved and misbranded drugs.
Hear Me Out: Proper Ear Care
Listen up — the guidelines on how to treat earwax problems have been updated. Here's what you need to know.
How Safe Is Your Home?
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?
The Dangers of Accidental Battery Ingestion
Batteries can be dangerous if swallowed, especially for children. Unfortunately, children often don't understand the dangers associated with accidental battery ingestion.
An Oral Solution for Underactive Thyroid
After decades, a new form of the popular thyroid medication levothyroxine is now available in the United States.