Health News

Postpartum Depression Rx Gets Green Light
The first-ever postpartum depression medication has been approved.
Spotted and Spreading: 2019 Measles Outbreak
As of early this month, there have been 228 cases of measles in 12 states so far this year. That means that, in less than three months, this year has seen more measles cases than all of 2017.
FDA Calls Out Canadian Company
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to CanaRx for distributing unapproved and misbranded drugs.
Hear Me Out: Proper Ear Care
Listen up — the guidelines on how to treat earwax problems have been updated. Here's what you need to know.
How Safe Is Your Home?
How many potentially dangerous items are in your home?
The Dangers of Accidental Battery Ingestion
Batteries can be dangerous if swallowed, especially for children. Unfortunately, children often don't understand the dangers associated with accidental battery ingestion.
An Oral Solution for Underactive Thyroid
After decades, a new form of the popular thyroid medication levothyroxine is now available in the United States.
Preventing Poisoning at Home
Our homes are filled with helpful things: medications, cleaners, hygiene products, jewelry and batteries. These items are helpful for adults, but they can be dangerous for children.
The Dangers of Dextromethorphan Overdose
Dextromethorphan is a common cough medication. While it's safe and effective in approved amounts, overdoses of this drug can be dangerous.
New Generic Valsartan Approved
A new generic valsartan (Diovan) has been approved. The hope is that it can help with the recent valsartan shortages.