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COVID-19 Update: 7/12/21
Despite some recent declines in new cases, the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
Understanding the Alzheimer's Rx Approval Controversy
On June 7, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light for an Alzheimer's disease treatment. That may sound like good news, but the approval has stirred up controversy.
FDA Revokes Some Emergency PPE Approvals
As the landscape of the pandemic changes, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing up the kinds of personal protective equipment (PPE) items that are approved for use.
A Blood Thinner Rx for Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first oral blood-thinning medication for kids.
Is Coffee Good for You?
Most people probably wouldn't stop drinking coffee if they found out it was bad for them, but the good news is that lots of research has found that coffee is, in fact, good for you.
The Brain Benefits of Childhood Exercise
For kids, exercise is a great way to get some energy out, boost heart health and maintain a healthy weight. But a new study suggests that exercise in childhood could help the brain later on.
From Sleep Apnea to High Blood Pressure
Kids who have obstructive sleep apnea face an increased risk of high blood pressure in their teen years, according to a new study.
New COVID-19 Rx Approved
A new medication to treat COVID-19 has earned emergency approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Fireworks Safety 101
As you prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, you need to know a few things about fireworks and how to keep your family safe.
Salmonella Outbreak Ramps Up
Hundreds of people across the United States have become sick with Salmonella after contact with backyard poultry.