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More Heartburn Medications Recalled
Additional ranitidine products are being recalled because they might contain a cancer-causing impurity.
Helping Your Gut After You Gobble, Gobble, Gobble
Breaking bread together is a natural way to celebrate, but there's no reason it has to spoil the holiday. Eating mindfully and seeking the right treatment when your digestion is distressed can help anyone better digest Thanksgiving.
New Rx Approvals
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved five medications in the last month.
Potentially Unsafe Meds at Dollar Stores
Certain medications found at two common dollar store chains may pose safety issues, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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.
Teens and Seasonal Job Safety
A seasonal job is a rite of passage for many teens. However, that rite of passage could put teens and young adults at risk for job-related injuries.
Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore
Although women are more likely to visit their doctor than men, many women may be ignoring important signs and symptoms. Read on for a look at six health symptoms women may overlook.
Managing Diabetes
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management.