Health News

Travel Vaccines Explained
Traveling the world can be an eye-opening experience, but, if you aren’t prepared, it can be a dangerous one, too.
Staying Safe in the Summer Sun
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. What are you doing to protect your skin?
Staying Mosquito-Free This Summer
It's summer — a time to be outside and enjoy nature. But mosquitoes, as always, will make an appearance.
Rx for Rare Genetic Disease Gets FDA Nod
A rare disease called phenylketonuria (PKU) just got a new match.
Rx for Low Platelet Counts Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat low blood platelets, a condition known as thrombocytopenia.
High Potassium Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat high potassium levels.
A Look at Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Most people don’t need to be convinced of the dangers of smoking. The stats speak for themselves, but World No Tobacco Day is a good time to discuss some ways to quit smoking.
For Teething Babies, Benzocaine May Pose Risks
When a baby is teething, the first thing most parents want to do is reach for Baby Orajel. But you may want to think twice before using teething products that contain benzocaine.
Approved: First Biosimilar to Treat Anemia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat anemia.
School's Out. Now What?
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop down in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.