medication safety

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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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Clinically Speaking: Important Questions to Ask About Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr. Chad Sanborn explains the threat behind superbugs and suggests what to ask your healthcare provider to help keep you and your family safe

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Learn why AMR is a public health crisis and how you can protect yourself and your family

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