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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?
Flying to US: Negative COVID-19 Test Required
Traveling to the United States just got a little trickier.
New Dietary Guidelines: What You Need to Know
United States health officials have released new dietary guidelines for 2020 to 2025. Here is what you need to know.
Generic for Common Hypoglycemia Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a generic version of an injected drug used to treat very low blood sugar.
How to Use Hand Sanitizer Safely
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hand sanitizer was flying off of the shelves. Now, it's a little easier to get your hands on, but are you using it correctly?
Another At-Home COVID-19 Test Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for an at-home COVID-19 test.
New Biosimilar Approved for Multiple Conditions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new biosimilar to Rituxan (rituximab) to treat several serious conditions.
Losing Weight: How Much and How Fast?
When trying to lose weight, how much should you lose and how fast should you do it?
New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep
It's that time of year again — time to make resolutions with all those good intentions behind them. But how can you make sure they stick this year?
Dry Skin in Winter? Here's What to Do
As you start to be able to see your breath in the outside air, you may also start to see some dryness and cracking on your skin. Here's what you can do about wintertime skin dryness.