Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
Coronavirus continues to make headlines. And now it has an official name.
Weight-Loss Rx to Be Pulled from Market
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked a pharmaceutical company to pull its weight-loss medication off the market. And the company agreed.
Three Prescription Drugs Get OTC Approval
From prescription to over-the-counter — the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the switch for three medications.
Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life. However, because some medications are safe during pregnancy and others are not, it can also be a confusing time.
Understanding Food Labels
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating?
Shingles: What You Need to Know
Shingles is not just seen in the older population. Young adults can develop this condition, too. Here's what you need to know.
Coronavirus Cases: Update
A fast-spreading coronavirus first detected in China has now reached other countries, including the United States.
Schizophrenia Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened a drug safety warning for a schizophrenia medication.