Health News

Smallpox Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever medication to treat smallpox.
New Warning for Common Antibiotics
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a class-wide warning for a group of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract and respiratory infections.
Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac — Oh My!
If you are spending time outdoors this summer, you may come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. Here's what you need to know.
Stop Smoking with These 6 Tips
Quitting smoking is hard, but millions of people have been able to do it, and you can, too.
Paint Exposure and MS: A Possible Link
A recent study found a possible link between organic solvents and increased multiple sclerosis (MS) risk in people with genes that make them more susceptible to developing the condition.
FDA Approves Device for Emphysema
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to treat breathing trouble tied to severe emphysema.
Preparing for a Tropical Storm
Tropical storm and hurricane season is already here, but it's not too late to make sure you and your family are prepared.
Understanding Youth Tobacco Use
Fewer middle and high school students are using tobacco products than in recent years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. But there's still work to be done.
Illegal Online Pharmacies: Are You at Risk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about nine online networks that are illegally marketing opioids.
Highly Concentrated Caffeine Products a No-Go
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken steps against companies selling highly concentrated caffeine products.