Health News

Youth E-Cig Use: Down but Still Widespread
In the span of one year, roughly 1.8 million fewer young people reported using electronic cigarettes. But that means around 3.6 million children and adolescents said they still used the devices.
Concussions: What Are the Risks?
Concussions are more than just a blow to the head. They can have serious short- and long-term effects.
An Automatic Insulin Pump for Young Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new automatic insulin pump for use in young children with type 1 diabetes.
A New Drug for a Serious Disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new targeted treatment for a rare Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) mutation.
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.
Common Arthritis Pain Gel Now Available OTC
From prescription to over-the-counter — a common arthritis pain gel is now available without a prescription.
New COPD Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new inhaler for COPD.
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?
Approved: Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a saliva test for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 infection.