Health News

An Oral Solution for Underactive Thyroid
After decades, a new form of the popular thyroid medication levothyroxine is now available in the United States.
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.
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).
Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.
To Detox or Not to Detox?
It seems like everyone is “detoxing” or "doing a cleanse” these days. But are these diets actually safe? Do they work?
Ways to Improve Your Sleep
It doesn't just help you feel rested — sleep is important for your overall health and well-being.