Health News

Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
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.
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?
Shingles: What You Need to Know
Shingles is not just seen in the older population. Young adults can develop this condition, too. Here's what you need to know.
Coronavirus Cases: Update
A fast-spreading coronavirus first detected in China has now reached other countries, including the United States.
Schizophrenia Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened a drug safety warning for a schizophrenia medication.
Cupping: To Do or Not to Do?
Cupping, a type of traditional Chinese medicine, has been practiced for more than 2,000 years. But is it safe and effective?
Coronavirus Vaccine Underway
As the coronavirus outbreak continues, at least one company has said it is working on a vaccine.