Health News

Rise in Poisonings Linked to Cleaning Products
Poison centers have seen an increase in calls for poisonings related to cleaners and disinfectants. And this increase may be tied to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Update: 4/24/20
The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
National Drug Take-Back Day Delayed Due to COVID-19
This year's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has been postponed due to COVID-19. But you can still safely dispose of your unused and expired medications.
Picking Up Your Prescriptions During COVID-19: Safety Tips
As we face the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety needs to be a top priority — even when you head to the pharmacy to pick up your prescriptions.
A Possible New Blood Test for Alzheimer's
A blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease? A new study suggests it's possible.
The Food Poisoning 411
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not careful.
Warning: Chloroquine Only for Use Under a Doctor's Care
Chloroquine continues to be in the news as the number of COVID-19 cases rises. And now health officials are warning about improper use of this substance.
More Fraudulent COVID-19 Treatments Busted
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about more fraudulent coronavirus treatments.
Are You Prepared for Allergy Season?
When spring is in full swing, allergy season isn't far behind. But what can patients do to help keep themselves allergy-free this season?
Generic Proventil HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.