Health News

The Flu vs. COVID-19
The season is changing, and COVID-19 is still here. And with colder weather comes another threat to public health: the flu. But how can you tell the difference between COVID-19 and the flu?
Common Lice Treatment Approved as OTC
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a common lice treatment to be available over-the-counter (OTC).
COVID-19 Update: 10/26/20
The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
Is It a Cold or the Flu?
The common cold and flu have similar symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between the two. Read on to find out how.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.
Halloween Safety During COVID-19
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many are wondering how to stay clear of COVID-19 and celebrate the holidays safely, starting with Halloween.
Hidden Drugs in 'Brain-Boosting' Supplements
A quick look at any store's supplement section will turn up plenty of supplements claiming to boost your brain power. But new research found that these supplements may contain unapproved drugs that could pose health risks.
First Treatment for COVID-19 Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever treatment for COVID-19.
Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason.
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Not every sickness gets its own season. Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue until as late as May.