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Infant In a Head Shaping Pillow

FDA warns against using infant head shaping pillows

The US Food and Drug Administration warned parents and caregivers that infant head-shaping pillows are not intended to alter a child’s head or treat any medical condition. FDA released a statement saying that head-shaping pillows could create an unsafe sleeping environment for infants. According to the FDA, the pillows with an “indent or hole in …

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Person Drinking Alcohol

According to CDC data, deaths due to alcohol consumption in the US rose during the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 49,000 Americans died from alcohol-related causes in 2020. In recent decades, the alcohol-induced death rate has steadily increased. However, it rose 26% between 2019-2020 – nearly the same increase in one year as in the previous decade. The 2020 …

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Antibiotic Pill Gepotidacin

A new antibiotic is effective against infections of the urinary tract, a drug company claims

The first antibiotic to be developed to treat UTIs in over 20 years appears to have been so successful that the pharmaceutical company has stopped testing and will submit its data to US Food and Drug Administration soon for approval. GSK, a drug company, said that Thursday’s new antibiotic, gepotidacin was at least as effective …

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Dietary Supplements

Research shows that you don’t need dietary supplements to improve your heart health

A Sunday study found that six common supplements for heart health do not lower “bad” cholesterol, or improve cardiovascular health. Statins did. People believe that common dietary supplements, such as fish oil and garlic, ginger, turmeric, plant steroids, and red yeast rice, will reduce their “bad” cholesterol. Bad cholesterol, also known in medicine as low-density …

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