The number of overdoses is still rising, according to recent data 

Following the news that Narcan will soon be available over-the-counter in US pharmacies, new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that 2023 is set to have even... Read more »

FDA considers whether to remove over-the-counter allergy medicines from pharmacies 

Phenylephrine is a common ingredient in many over-the-counter and cold medications, including Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion, Sudafed PE, Tylenol Cold and Flu Severe Day & Night, and Vicks Sinex. But, these products... Read more »

Narcan will soon be available over-the-counter in the US 

The drug Narcan (naloxone) is sometimes used as a way to counter opioid overdoses. Up until now, it’s only been available with a prescription from a doctor, which has severely restricted the... Read more »

Interest in weight loss drugs is still high – and here’s why 

Weight loss products, like “fad diets” and other quick fixes, are known to cause long-term health problems. But that doesn’t seem to be enough to put people off, and they’re as popular... Read more »

Fad diets: Why a “quick fix” could lead to long-term problems

Has society’s pursuit of the “perfect body” gone too far? On any given day, 17% of Americans are on what can be identified as a “special diet.” Fad diets have become a... Read more »

Researchers have found new evidence that remission from type 2 diabetes is possible 

It’s currently estimated that 415 million people have diabetes globally – around 1 in 11 of the total population. Approximately 90% of those cases are type 2, which is sometimes triggered by... Read more »

How to protect your skin while enjoying the great outdoors 

It’s essential to prioritize the health and protection of your skin while enjoying the great outdoors. Sunburns, premature aging, and an increased risk of skin cancer are all potential consequences of excessive... Read more »

Are disposal vapes putting kids at risk?

There are different ways to stop smoking, but one of the most popular is vaping. However,  despite being introduced as a harm reduction measure to help smokers, health experts are now warning... Read more »

What are the risks of food poising and how can you prevent it? 

If you’re planning a picnic or barbeque this summer, it’s important to understand how to stay safe when it comes to food. Studies show that at least one in six people gets... Read more »

5 Pool Safety Tips You Need To Know Before Summer

  With the summer approaching, more people will be spending time outdoors. And this often means more time at the pool. Whether it’s a residential pool or a shared swimming facility, it’s... Read more »