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Glaucoma: Everything You Need to Know
Around half of the people who have glaucoma do not even know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
'Who Cares About America Today?' a short film by Sydney Gawlik
Watch how independent pharmacy plays an essential role in America.
The Importance of Cancer Screenings
Skipping recommended cancer screenings could put you at risk of fatal health problems, according to a new study.
Testicular Cancer: What You Need to Know
Testicular cancer is somewhat rare, but it does happen and can be deadly in some cases. Inform yourself about this highly treatable disease to learn the symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
New Year's Health Goals: Staying on Track
Almost any goal can become a New Year's resolution, but these resolutions often revolve around health. Whether you're trying to lose weight or get fit, watch for these problems that can derail your plans.
The Link Between Social Media and Depression
Those hours spent browsing Facebook and Instagram may harm more than just your productivity. Heavy social media use may harm your mental health, according to a new study.
Rotavirus Explained
Rotavirus spreads easily among infants and young children. Is your child at risk?
Birth Defects: Raising Awareness
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is trying to raise awareness about birth defects and ways to help prevent them.
A Diagnostic Test for Breast Milk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of a human milk analyzer to measure breast milk nutrients.
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.