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Common Asthma Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring a stronger warning for a common asthma medication.
COVID-19: Update 3/10/2020
The spread of coronavirus continues to make headlines.
Generic ProAir HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.
Complementary Health: What You Need to Know
"Complementary health approach" — you've probably heard this phrase, but you might not know exactly what it is. Read on to find out.
New Test to Detect Common Genetic Disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first genetic test to help diagnose Fragile X Syndrome (FXS).
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
Preventing Falls
Falls can happen in the blink of an eye, and they can completely change your future. But you can take steps to prevent medication-related falls.
FDA Stops 500 International Shipments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently stopped 500 shipments from India.
Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.
NDMA in Metformin: Update
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted lab results that show NDMA in some metformin products.