Health News

Spotted and Spreading: 2019 Measles Outbreak

As of early this month, there have been 228 cases of measles in 12 states so far this year. That means that, in less than three months, this year has seen more measles cases than all of 2017.

FDA Calls Out Canadian Company

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to CanaRx for distributing unapproved and misbranded drugs.

Hear Me Out: Proper Ear Care

Listen up — the guidelines on how to treat earwax problems have been updated. Here's what you need to know.

An Oral Solution for Underactive Thyroid

After decades, a new form of the popular thyroid medication levothyroxine is now available in the United States.

New Generic Valsartan Approved

A new generic valsartan (Diovan) has been approved. The hope is that it can help with the recent valsartan shortages.

You Have the Flu — Now What?

Flu season is here, and that means you or a loved one might have been diagnosed with the flu.

The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.

Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety

Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.

Company Under Fire for Illegal Screening Tool

Total Thermal Imaging, Inc., is in the hot seat for marketing and selling an unapproved product for detecting certain diseases.

First Interoperable Insulin Pump Approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new type of insulin pump.