Health News

Household Hazards: Staying Safe
Your home is your safe space away from all the safety hazards of daily life. But certain household substances and items can pose serious safety risks to your family.
COVID-19 Update: 8/18/20
The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.
Severe Allergic Reactions at School: Are You Prepared?
For the 1 in 13 children who have food allergies, being prepared can make all the difference.
Multi-Condition Nasal Spray Recalled
All lots of Ferring Pharmaceuticals' multi-condition nasal spray are being recalled.
New Seizure Rx Gets FDA Go-Ahead
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for a drug that is derived from the Cannabis sativa plant.
Fighting Youth E-Cig Use
Over the last several years, we have seen countless stories about increasing e-cig use, the risks and the possible side effects. And health officials continue working to keep up with the trend.
Nasal Spray for Depression Gets New Approved Use
Spravato (esketamine) is considered the first big advancement in depression treatment since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved for a new use.
Tick Season Means Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is a well-known risk tied to tick bites, so for those living in certain areas, a tick bite can be a nerve-racking experience. But there are ways to lower your risk.
FDA Expands List of Dangerous Hand Sanitizers
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to find issues with certain hand sanitizer products.
Approved: New Kind of COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized two new COVID-19 tests.