Health News

Back-to-School Illnesses: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Going back to school means new teachers and friends. But it's also a time for back-to-school illnesses, such as hand, foot and mouth disease.
Don’t Miss a Beat — AFib Awareness Month
Drums pounding or fish flopping in the chest are ways that people describe atrial fibrillation (AFib). During AFib Awareness Month this September, get to know the symptoms and how to best control the disease.
FDA Takes on Illegal Online Opioid Markets
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings to 21 websites that have been illegally marketing opioid medications.
Check Your Medicine: Children’s Advil Recall
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare has issued a recall on a specific lot number of its Children’s Advil Suspension.
Flu Myths Debunked
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. It's time to learn the truth about some common flu misconceptions.
FDA Warns About Liquid Nitrogen Food Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to avoid eating, drinking or handling foods that are prepared with liquid nitrogen.
False Measles Outbreak Report Raises Concerns
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is saying social media reports of a multistate measles outbreak in the United States are not true. Still, measles remains a health threat.
IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Chickenpox FAQ
Diseases like chickenpox can bring up a lot of questions. The answers to some of the most common chickenpox-related questions are below.
First Generic EpiPen Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a generic for the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr.