Health News

Pneumococcal Vaccine FAQs
In 2017, pneumonia killed nearly 50,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there is a vaccine that can prevent this lung infection.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
An effective COVID-19 vaccine may be one of the key ways to end the coronavirus pandemic. That's why health officials are continuing to push forward on a possible vaccine.
Heads-Up: New Lice Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for head lice.
Household Hazards: Staying Safe
Your home is your safe space away from all the safety hazards of daily life. But certain household substances and items can pose serious safety risks to your family.
New Seizure Rx Gets FDA Go-Ahead
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for a drug that is derived from the Cannabis sativa plant.
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
Should You Put Sunscreen on Infants?
Can you put sunscreen on babies? It's a question that comes up for many parents in the summer. Read on for the answer.
Summer Poison Prevention Tips
When the summertime heat is on, it's time to get outside, enjoy time with family and have fun. To keep your family safe this summer, check out these summer poison prevention tips.
Mysterious Syndrome May Be Tied to COVID-19
A rare, mysterious syndrome appears to be affecting some children in New York. And health officials are saying it may be linked to COVID-19.
Possible EpiPen Malfunctions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert regarding possible malfunctions with a common severe allergy injection.