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Approved: Generics of Multiple Sclerosis Rx
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved generic versions of Gilenya, a multiple sclerosis (MS) medication.
More Companies Under Fire for Umbilical Cord Products
More companies are under fire for selling unapproved umbilical cord products.
Ear Tubes: No Surgery Required
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new system that allows ear tubes to be inserted without surgery.
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.
What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?
What's in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top nine?
Understanding Food Labels
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?
Medication Myths Debunked
You might have heard some old wives' tales about medications over the years. Did the myths you have heard make our list?
New Seizure Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication for seizures.
Biotin May Interfere with Lab Tests
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
During power outages from hurricanes or tornados, using other power sources can lead to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).