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FDA Warns Against Supplements Containing Cesium Salts
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent five companies warning letters for marketing products with cesium chloride.
First Treatment for Ebola Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever medication to treat Ebola virus.
Migraine Device Now Available OTC
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the OTC switch for a migraine device.
NSAIDs During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
FDA: Do Not Use 'Black Salve'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about certain salves and creams.
OTC Advil/Tylenol Combo Now Available
The first and only FDA-approved combination of over-the-counter (OTC) acetaminophen and ibuprofen for pain relief is now available.
Common Diabetes Rx Recalled
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about additional voluntary recalls of certain metformin products.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. Getting a flu vaccine during this year is more important than ever due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mammograms: What You Need to Know
Mammograms can help detect breast cancer at an early stage. And early detection of breast cancer can be a very good thing.
Confusion Surrounding Aerosols and COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted on its website about aerosol spread of COVID-19. A few days later, the statement was gone.