Health News

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.
You Have the Flu — Now What?
Flu season is here, and that means you or a loved one might have been diagnosed with the flu.
The ABCs of Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Company Under Fire for Illegal Screening Tool
Total Thermal Imaging, Inc., is in the hot seat for marketing and selling an unapproved product for detecting certain diseases.
First Interoperable Insulin Pump Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new type of insulin pump.
New Nasal Spray for Depression Approved
Esketamine is considered the first big depression advance since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved.
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
Additional Blood Pressure Medications Recalled
If you take losartan or a product containing valsartan, you may have a recalled and potentially dangerous medication in your medicine cabinet, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).