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Youth E-Cig Use Remains High
Millions of kids and teens in the United States use electronic cigarettes, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Medicine Storage and Disposal
The bathroom cabinet may be convenient, but there are better, safer places to store your medications.
Whooping Cough Vaccine Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a vaccine to protect newborns from whooping cough.
How Sleep Affects Your Heart
How well you sleep may have an impact on how healthy your heart is.
Monkeypox Update: 10/10/22
Total monkeypox case numbers continue to climb, but the rate of new infections may be slowing down.
Preventing Pregnancy-Related Deaths
The vast majority of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, according to new data.
Hurricane Safety and Health
Hurricane season is here. There's no better time than now to learn how to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy.
Melatonin for Kids? Not So Fast
Thinking about giving melatonin to your child? Read this first.
Long COVID: What You Need to Know
COVID symptoms usually last no more than a week or two. But there are some major exceptions to that rule.
Weight Loss Rx May Slash Diabetes Risk
A prescription weight loss drug may cut the risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half.