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FDA Takes Action to Expand COVID Vaccine Use
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took several actions to expand the use of one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
How to Fight Omicron
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is tearing across the United States and driving case numbers to record highs. Here's what health officials say will fight this fast-moving variant.
Should Older People Still Get Colorectal Cancer Screenings?
Health officials say colorectal cancer screening can stop after age 75 in some cases. But could there be a benefit to continuing screening after that age?
Staying Safe During the Holidays
As the season continues, keeping yourself and your family safe is an important part of being able to enjoy the holidays.
First Oral Rx for COVID-19 Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the the first oral treatment for COVID through an emergency use authorization (EUA).
How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
At risk for type 2 diabetes? You can take action to stop diabetes in its tracks.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: What You Need to Know
You've probably seen hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in sci-fi movies, but did you know it's a real-life medical treatment?
Alzheimer's Rx Controversy Continues
As controversy surrounding a newly approved Alzheimer's treatment continues, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is defending its decision to approve the drug.
FDA Warns Firm for Selling Unauthorized Nicotine Products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to crack down on companies selling electronic cigarette products that haven't been unauthorized.
Cancer Info on Social Media May Be False
Reading about cancer treatment on social media? You might not be getting accurate information.