How Safe Is Your Home?

How Safe Is Your Home?

How many potentially dangerous items are in your home? more

Give Your Heart a Tune-Up

Give Your Heart a Tune-Up

Looking to lower your blood pressure? more

Flu Activity Is High Across the US

Flu Activity Is High Across the US

Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks. more

Coronavirus: Update

Coronavirus: Update

Coronavirus continues to make headlines. And now it has an official name. more

Weight-Loss Rx to Be Pulled from Market

Weight-Loss Rx to Be Pulled from Market

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a pharmaceutical company to pull its weight-loss medication off the market. And the company agreed. more

Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval

Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval

From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications. more

Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time. more

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong. more

Understanding Food Labels

Understanding Food Labels

We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating? more

C. Diff Rx Approved for Children

C. Diff Rx Approved for Children

A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile ( C. difficile ) is now approved for children. more