Several New Cancer Fighting Drugs Approved by the FDA
According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of cure is: 1a: to restore to health, soundness, or normality; 1b: to bring about recovery from; 2a: to deal with in a way that eliminates or rectifies. Though researchers have not found the ‘cure’ for cancer, they are finding ways to treat all types of cancers in hopes of […]
November is National Diabetes Month, a time to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans, including babies. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause health problems in both mother and baby. During gestational diabetes, the extra sugar in the mother’s blood “feeds” the […]
What do you do if your medication is recalled?
When a drug is recalled, it’s usually a voluntary action taken by a company to remove a defective or potentially harmful drug product from the market. If the company does not issue the recall, the FDA can request that the medicine be recalled after receiving reports of problems from the public. What do you do […]
Movember — Changing the Face of Men’s Health
During the month of November, you may notice more men than usual growing mustaches. Many of these men are participating in the annual, world-wide event known as Movember to promote awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and suicide prevention. But you don’t have to grow a mustache to be part […]
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