Tag: over-the-counter/otc/non-prescription

Biden Kept His Promise to Increase COVID Testing Capacity

Before vaccinations were widely available, covid-19 tests were considered one of the few tools to help control the spread of the coronavirus. That’s why then-candidate...

Rapid COVID Tests Are Coming to Stores Near You

  Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Scientists and lawmakers agree that over-the-counter covid tests could allow...

Eating Fish Links With Fewer CVD Events in High-Risk People

People with cardiovascular disease (CVD) who regularly ate fish had significantly fewer major CVD events and there were fewer total deaths compared with similar individuals...

FDA Clears Device to Protect Kids Against Head Injury

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a new over-the-counter device designed to protect children aged 13 years and older from sports-related traumatic...

Med Student Uses GameStop Stock Profits to Help Community

A second-year medical student who quadrupled his investment during the frenzy involving GameStop stock in January used some of the profits to help a children’s...

OTC ‘Brain Boosters’ May Pose Serious Risks, Experts Say

Over-the-counter supplements advertised to improve memory and cognitive function may contained unapproved pharmaceutical drugs in potentially dangerous combinations and dosages, new research shows. “Americans spend...