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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.
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?
Got the Vaccine? Here's What You Can Do Now
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
A Non-Prescription, At-Home COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new COVID-19 test. This is the first test approved for at-home use without a prescription.
US Cancer Deaths Drop
Over the past two decades, cancer deaths in the United States dropped by 27 percent. But there is still work to be done.
Potential Problems with Pulse Oximeters
A tool used to estimate levels of oxygen in the blood may not be accurate for everyone, according to a new report.
Traditional Chinese Medicine 101
Traditional Chinese medicine covers a wide variety of practices meant to improve health and quality of life. But is it safe? Does it work?
The Dangers of Accidental Battery Ingestion
Batteries can be dangerous if swallowed, especially for children. Unfortunately, children often don't understand the dangers associated with accidental battery ingestion.
Supplements for Depression? FDA Says Not So Fast
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to 10 companies accused of illegally selling dietary supplements.
FDA Warns Company for Dangerous Rx Promotion
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to a pharmaceutical company for its potentially dangerous marketing of an opioid.