Medication Safety

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JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D., Speaks With HealthyWomen About Hormone Therapy for Menopause

The former president of the North American Menopause Society explains its new position statement on hormone therapy

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Botox and Migraine: What You Need to Know

If you have chronic migraine disease, Botox might be able help alleviate your symptoms

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Dangerous Counterfeit Drugs Are Putting Millions of US Consumers at Risk, According to a New Study

Rogue online pharmacies frequently use social media platforms to reach potential customers

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Answers About Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha’s all the buzz these days for relieving stress and fatigue. But is there anything to it?

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Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet for National Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Saturday, April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — when you can safely dispose of old or unused medications

Can Melatonin Gummies Solve Family Bedtime Struggles? Experts Advise Caution

Can Melatonin Gummies Solve Family Bedtime Struggles? Experts Advise Caution

Melatonin, a hormone released by the human pineal gland that helps regulate the sleep cycle, is sold as a dietary supplement

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In Research Studies and in Real Life, Placebos Have a Powerful Healing Effect on the Body and Mind

The concept of placebos – which are sometimes called “sugar pills” – has been around since the 1800s

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Cómo los proveedores de atención médica y los pacientes pueden limitar la propagación de la resistencia a los antimicrobianos

La resistencia a los antimicrobianos es una amenaza cada vez más grande para la salud pública. Sin embargo, los pacientes y los proveedores de atención médica pueden hacer algo al respecto.

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How Healthcare Providers and Patients Can Limit the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing public health threat. But both patients and providers can do something about it.

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Why Antimicrobial Resistance Is a Threat We Need to Take Seriously

An expert explains how antibiotic-resistant bacteria affect women's health

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Antibiotic Resistance Is at a Crisis Point – Government Support for Academia and Big Pharma to Find New Drugs Could Help Defeat Superbugs

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 2.8 million people worldwide are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria

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Tylenol Could Be Risky for Pregnant Women – a New Review of 25 Years of Research Finds Acetaminophen May Contribute to ADHD and Other Developmental Disorders in Children

Nearly 100 scholars and health care professionals are urging women to limit their use of acetaminophen during pregnancy

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