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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 03:13 PM EDT

Birth Control Sample Packs Recalled for Out-of-Order Pills

Birth Control Sample Packs Recalled for Out-of-Order Pills

Allergan recalled Tuesday nearly 170,000 packs of Taytulla birth control pills given out by doctors as samples because of a possible packaging error that may lead to the risk of an unintended pregnancy.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:28 AM EDT

Succeeding With the Keto Diet

Succeeding With the Keto Diet

The Keto Diet has become the latest weight-loss trend, but does it have staying power? KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 08:52 AM EDT

Bugs Parts Are Making Their Way Into Your Spices

Bugs Parts Are Making Their Way Into Your Spices

Next time you use that jar of spice, take a closer look, because it's possible you might find a bug lurking around. "It's definitely more common than we think. The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 08:08 AM EDT

FDA Warns of Dangers of Kratom

FDA Warns of Dangers of Kratom

Kratom, a supplement that does not require a prescription in the U.S., is being called an opioid by the FDA, which warns the product can be addictive and dangerous.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 05:46 PM EDT

Big Kid Car Seat Safety

Big Kid Car Seat Safety

Car seats are important for babies and toddlers, but according to Consumer Reports, big kids need a boost to get them in the car, as well.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 05:45 PM EDT

Bad Breath Could Mean Bigger Health Issues

Bad Breath Could Mean Bigger Health Issues

Bad breath and bleeding guns could reveal an unhealthy mouth and indicate much bigger problems.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:53 PM EDT

Sunscreen Pills Are Fake Medicine: FDA

Sunscreen Pills Are Fake Medicine: FDA

So-called sunscreen pills are fakes and people should not fall for the scam, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, NBC News reported. “There’s no pill or capsule that can replace your sunscreen,”...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 07:34 AM EDT

Use of Forced Rehab on the Rise in Opioid Addiction Battle

Use of Forced Rehab on the Rise in Opioid Addiction Battle

An Associated Press check of data in some key states has found that the use of involuntary commitment for drug addiction is rising. And in many places, lawmakers are trying to create or strengthen laws allowing...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11:47 PM EDT

Feingold Diet Claims to Help People With ADHD

Feingold Diet Claims to Help People With ADHD

The Feingold Diet is not for losing weight but for gaining control of erratic behavior. The diet claims to help people who suffer from ADHD by eliminating foods that contain artificial dyes and preservatives....

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 09:26 PM EDT

Congo Announces 6 New Confirmed Cases of Ebola Virus

Congo Announces 6 New Confirmed Cases of Ebola Virus

Congo's health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as vaccinations entered a second day in an effort to contain the deadly virus in a city of more than 1...

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