Health News

Flu Activity Is High Across the US

Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.

How Safe Is Your Home?

How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?

Give Your Heart a Tune-Up

Looking to lower your blood pressure?

Avoiding Drug Interactions

A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.

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.

Coronavirus: Update

Coronavirus continues to make headlines. And now it has an official name.

Weight-Loss Rx to Be Pulled from Market

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a pharmaceutical company to pull its weight-loss medication off the market. And the company agreed.

Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval

From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications.

Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong.