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Treating and Preventing Head Lice

Thu, 2017-08-31 06:00
Head lice. Learn how to check for them, how to treat them, and how to avoid having them in your home.
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Ticks and Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Thu, 2017-08-24 06:00
Lyme disease is on the rise. How can you prevent it? What are the symptoms, and what should you do if you think you or your pet have it?
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Healthy Breakfasts for Kids: It's All About Balance

Thu, 2017-08-17 06:30
Healthy breakfasts are a must for kids and help keep them going strong all day. This article and short video provide tips on making it happen.
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May 23 Webinar on Hearing Aids: The Basic Information You Need to Know

Fri, 2017-08-11 14:05
In this webinar, FDA audiologist Sue-Chen Peng, Ph.D., offers consumers basic information on hearing loss and hearing aids.
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5 Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With Medications

Thu, 2017-08-10 06:30
Can you bring foreign drugs into the U.S.? Or refill a foreign prescription at a U.S. pharmacy? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration can help you understand the rules for flying with medications or shipping them from overseas.
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4 Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults

Tue, 2017-08-08 06:00
The older you get, the more likely you are to use additional medicines, which can increase the chance of harmful drug interactions. So consider these safety tips (and share them with your loved ones) when taking prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, herbal preparations, and supplements.
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