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04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodies are unique. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
From blood to vaccines, FDA protects and advances the public health by ensuring that biological products are safe, effective, and available to those who need them. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Is your medicine cabinet full of expired drugs or medications you no longer use? Here's how to dispose of your expired, unwanted, or unused medicines.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos y medicinas.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Z-drugs (prescribed for insomnia) may help you sleep, but also carry serious risks. FDA is adding its most prominent warning, a Boxed Warning, to the label. Find out the benefits as well as risks of taking Z-drugs.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Los medicamentos para dormir (prescritos para el insomnio) pueden ayudarlo a conciliar el sueño, pero también conllevan graves riesgos. La FDA está añadiendo su advertencia más visible -un recuadro de advertencia a la etiqueta. Descubra los beneficios y los riesgos de tomar medicamentos para dormir.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
El sarampión no es una inofensiva enfermedad infantil. Es peligrosa y puede poner en peligro la vida. Nuestra medida de salud pública más eficaz contra el sarampión es la prevención mediante la vacuna contra el sarampión.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is collaborating with patients, academics, and the pharmaceutical industry to encourage the development of new treatments for sickle cell disease (SCD).
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost 70 percent of current smokers report wanting to quit smoking, but quitting can be hard and often takes multiple attempts. Learn the facts.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Unfortunately, when faced with a serious health issue, even the most rational person can be led to believe implausible claims.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Measles is not a harmless childhood disease. It's dangerous and can be life-threatening. Our most effective public health measure against measles is prevention with the measles vaccine.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la nutrición.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre el fraude en la salud y cómo evitar ser estafado.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
These purported miracle cures are sold primarily on the Internet. They are often, though not always, falsely labeled as dietary supplements. Regardless of their form, these products fly in the face of true science. What these companies are selling is false hope.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Tenga cuidado con las falsas promesas de las supuestas curas para el Alzheimer
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los suplementos dietéticos.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la salud de la mujer
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de medicamentos y alimentos para los niños.
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad y operación de los dispositivos médicos
04/06/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de las vacunas, sangre y productos biológicos.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Three Freeport-McMoRan Inc employees at the company's Chino copper mine in New Mexico have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the state's lieutenant governor, Howie Morales.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
India, the world's main supplier of generic drugs, has lifted restrictions on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made from them, the government said in a statement.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
The governors of New York and New Jersey pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak was starting to plateau but warned against complacency as the nationwide death toll topped 10,000 and the number of known U.S. infections surpassed 350,000.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
President Donald Trump said he had a "very friendly" conversation with Joe Biden on Monday after the Democratic presidential front-runner called to discuss the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened though his Downing Street office said he was still conscious.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
The decades-old drug that President Donald Trump has persistently promoted as a potential weapon against COVID-19 has within a matter of weeks become a standard of care in areas of the United States hit hard by the pandemic — though doctors prescribing it have no idea whether it works.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
President Donald Trump said on Monday that he and others, without specifying who, would be regularly tested for the coronavirus, a pandemic disease that has killed more than 10,000 Americans and throttled the U.S. economy.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
School closures do not tend to help contain the spread of infections during outbreaks of disease such as COVID-19, but will have a big impact on how societies restart after lockdown, scientists said on Monday.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Four workers at an Archer Daniels Midland Co corn processing facility in Clinton, Iowa, have tested positive for coronavirus, the company said on Monday.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Authorities must protect nurses and other health workers from harassment and attacks compounding the already heavy toll they are paying in the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) and top nursing officials said on Tuesday.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
California will send 500 ventilators to the federal government's national stockpile for distribution to states - such as New York - that are dealing with an overwhelming surge of COVID-19 cases in their hospitals.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Nadia, the tiger who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in New York, and six other big cats who developed a dry cough at the Bronx Zoo appeared to be on the mend on Monday after doses of medication and tenderness.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Up to 20% of U.S. children infected by the novel coronavirus require hospitalization, with infants under age 1 most likely to be in that group, according to the government's first in-depth analysis of the disease in the youngest patient population.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Major hospitals in New York, Louisiana and other areas hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak are routinely using hydroxychloroquine on patients hospitalized with COVID-19, though robust evidence on whether it works is weeks, if not months, away.Hydroxychloroquine is a treatment for malaria and autoimmune diseases in use since the 1950's. The related drug chloroquine has been in use even longer, but is considered to be less safe. The drugs can have serious side effects, including vi
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged as the government vowed tighter controls at land borders.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
Israelis celebrating the Jewish Passover holiday this week will hold the "seder", the traditional meal celebrating freedom from biblical slavery, confined to their homes under a national coronavirus lockdown.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
The United States was preparing on Monday for what one official called the "peak death week" of the coronavirus, while across the Atlantic British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the most prominent person with COVID-19, was taken to intensive care.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
The U.S. death toll from the novel coronavirus topped 10,000 on Monday, according to a Reuters tally.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
President Donald Trump on Monday spoke with the heads of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to discuss developments in therapeutics to fight coronavirus, according to White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham.
04/06/2020   Reuters Health
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday acknowledged that members of the task force dealing with the coronavirus crisis clashed over the efficacy of the malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, for use against the disease.
04/06/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: CDC Urges All Americans to Wear Face Masks
Category: Health News
Created: 4/4/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
04/06/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can Coronavirus Spread Through the Air -- Talking, Exhalation?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
04/06/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: How Long Does Coronavirus Stay on Clothes and Laundry?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
03/26/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers
Category: Health News
Created: 3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM
03/09/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: An Allergist Offers His Expert Advice for a Sneeze-Free Spring
Category: Health News
Created: 3/7/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM