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Potentially Unsafe Meds at Dollar Stores

Nov 21, 2019
Certain medications found at two common dollar store chains may pose safety issues, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA is warning consumers about certain over-the-counter (OTC) medications found at Dollar Tree...

New Contact Lens to Slow Childhood Myopia

Nov 20, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever contact lenses for nearsightedness in children. These contact lenses are found under the name MiSight. The FDA approved them for children between the ages of 8 and 12...

CBD Claims: Fact or Fiction?

Nov 08, 2019
A company is under fire for selling unapproved cannabidiol (CBD) products and making false claims. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to a Florida company by the name of Rooted Apothecary LLC. This company was...

Homeopathic Products: Are They Safe?

Nov 07, 2019
Poorly manufactured homeopathic products can sometimes pose health risks, according to a new statement from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has issued a statement warning consumers about some homeopathic products....

Severe Allergic Reactions at School: Are You Prepared?

Oct 30, 2019
For the 1 in 13 children who have food allergies, being prepared can make all the difference. Allergic reactions can be as mild as a rash or itchy skin, but some can be serious. An allergic reaction serious enough to be life-threatening is...

Supplements for Mental Health?

Oct 17, 2019
Can a nutritional supplement help manage depression symptoms? New research suggests that it's possible. This new study reviewed existing studies of nearly 11,000 people to determine whether supplements can help manage mental health...