Category: Health

FDA issues new warning for Plavix

FDA issues new warning for Plavix

A new boxed warning has been added to the anti-blood clotting drug Plavix by the Food and Drug Administration, who says the medication doesn’t work well in people who have difficulty metabolizing the drug. Plavix...

Officials: Bacterial meningitis kills Oklahoma student

Officials: Bacterial meningitis kills Oklahoma student

An Oklahoma elementary school student has died of bacterial meningitis, officials said Thursday, and two other students are hospitalized with the illness. Health department officials are at Oologah Lower Elementary School in Oologah, Oklahoma, according...

Recession no barrier to cosmetic procedures

Recession no barrier to cosmetic procedures

A bad economy only slightly deterred Americans from flocking to cosmetic procedures last year. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery released figures Tuesday: Almost 10 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in...