Medication Safety

Why Alcohol Affects You More As You Age

Why Alcohol Affects You More As You Age

As you get older and your metabolism slows, that one glass might feel like much more — and that can be bad news for your overall health

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9 Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

As vitamin D makes headlines (again), it’s time to learn more about why you need vitamin D, how to get it — and how much vitamin D is too much

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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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