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Scrub Your Hands to Protect Your Health
Dec. 5 through 11 is National Handwashing Awareness Week — the perfect time to remind everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Cooking Healthier Holiday Meals on a Budget
Eating a healthy diet is a challenge any time of the year, but around the holidays, it gets even harder. But with a few helpful tips, you can have a healthy holiday without breaking the bank.
Approved: First Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B
There's a new treatment for a serious bleeding disorder.
Colds vs. COVID vs. the Flu
The season is changing, and COVID-19 is still here. And with colder weather comes the threat of colds and the flu. But how can you tell the difference between the three?
Understanding Emergency Use Authorizations
If you have been following the news during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might have noticed that the FDA has been granting "emergency use authorizations" (EUAs) to vaccines and drugs. But what is an EUA?
How to Find Calm Throughout the Holiday Chaos
With the holiday season in full swing, focusing on staying calm during the holidays can benefit you in many ways. 
New Rx Authorized as COVID-19 Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a new drug to treat COVID-19.
Staying Active During the Holidays
'Tis the season of heaping plates, sweet treats, endless holiday parties, lazy days off work and all-too-often, expanding waistlines.
7 Companies Under Fire for False Claims
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to seven companies for selling supplements claiming to treat serious heart conditions.
New Diabetes Rx Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to a first-in-class diabetes injection.