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New Contact Lens to Slow Childhood Myopia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever contact lenses for nearsightedness in children.
Essential Oils and Your Health
Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
Common Acne Medication Now Available as a Foam
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first topical form of the acne treatment minocycline.
Baby Powder Recalled
One lot of Johnson's Baby Powder has been recalled for asbestos.
FDA: Rompe Pecho Cough Syrup a No-Go
With flu season here, you'll want to be careful about selecting a cough syrup, according to a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Head Injuries: More Than Concussions
Concussions have been linked to long-term brain damage, but a new study found that smaller impacts to the head may also lead to harm over time.
Rx for Children with Rare Disorder Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for children with a rare disorder.
Social Media and Teen Mental Health
Teens who spend a lot of time using social media may face a raised risk of mental health problems, according to a new study.
Regulating Flavored E-Cig Products
A game-changer for the electronic cigarette market may be on the horizon.