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Preventing Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season is here, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
Weight Management Rx Now Approved for Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a weight management medication for children.
Rolling Out the COVID-19 Vaccine
Health officials and pharmaceutical companies are planning to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months. Here's what you need to know.
Common Diabetes Rx Gets Label Update
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved label changes for a common diabetes medication.
Two COVID-19 Vaccines Showing Promise
In the last couple of weeks, two COVID-19 vaccines have shown serious promise in early tests. An effective vaccine would be a huge step forward in the fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.
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).
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.
Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason.
Shedding Light on Lice
With the start of the new school year and as the fall approaches, children may be more likely to come into contact with head lice.