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Medicines and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

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. more

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

If you're not doing these things, you're measuring your blood pressure wrong. more

Understanding Food Labels

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? more

C. Diff Rx Approved for Children

C. Diff Rx Approved for Children

A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile ( C. difficile ) is now approved for children. more

Possible Nitrosamines in Your Medication: What's Next?

Possible Nitrosamines in Your Medication: What's Next?

Over the last several months, several medications have been recalled due to a possible cancer-causing impurity. Here's what you need to know. more

Croup and Your Child

Croup and Your Child

As a parent, one of your top concerns is making sure your child is healthy and safe. That's why it's important to take the time to learn about croup and how it can affect your child. more

Shingles: What You Need to Know

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. more

Coronavirus Cases: Update

Coronavirus Cases: Update

A fast-spreading coronavirus first detected in China has now reached other countries, including the United States. more

Schizophrenia Rx Gets Stronger Warning

Schizophrenia Rx Gets Stronger Warning

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened a drug safety warning for a schizophrenia medication. more

Cupping: To Do or Not to Do?

Cupping: To Do or Not to Do?

Cupping, a type of traditional Chinese medicine, has been practiced for more than 2,000 years. But is it safe and effective? more