Health News

Company Under Fire for Violating Tobacco Rules
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to an Arizona-based company for violating tobacco rules.
Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
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.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Coronavirus: Update
Coronavirus continues to make headlines. And now it has an official name.
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.
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.
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.
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?