Health News

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Flu Season
Wearing a mask, washing your hands, social distancing and other precautions may be preventing the spread of more than just COVID-19.
COVID-19 Vaccines Hit Pharmacies
As COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up around the country, health officials are trying to bring vaccines to the most convenient places possible.
Big Smiles for Children's Dental Health
This month is National Children's Dental Health Month. You can celebrate by promoting good dental health habits with your kids.
FDA Approves New COVID-19 Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for COVID-19.
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.
How Aspirin May Affect Pregnancy Chances
Women who have had previous miscarriages and want to get pregnant again may want to discuss taking more aspirin with their doctors.
STIs in the US
Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States may have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), a new study found.
FDA Cracks Down on Unsafe Hand Sanitizers
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cracking down on potentially dangerous hand sanitizers being imported to the United States.
COVID-19 Variants in the US: Things to Know
A COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom hit the United States a few weeks ago, and the variant from South Africa popped up in South Carolina last week. Here's what you need to know.