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How Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Complicates Other Health Conditions

How Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Complicates Other Health Conditions

Superbugs can increase infection risks

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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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Antimicrobial Resistance Is Bad News for Everyone, but May Hurt Some Communities More Than Others

Inequalities put vulnerable people at even greater risk of harm

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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

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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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Success of Covid Antiviral Pills Hinges on Access to Speedy and Accurate Tests

U.S. testing capacity continues to be plagued by supply-chain bottlenecks, staffing shortages, intermittent spikes in demand and results that can take hours — or far longer

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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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Fewer Diabetes Patients Are Picking up Their Insulin Prescriptions – Another Way the Pandemic Has Delayed Health Care for Many

Although insulin is a vital component of diabetes management, the pandemic has led many patients to forgo the prescriptions they need

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Want to Manage Postsurgical Pain Without Opioids? There Are Other Options.

How to work with your OB-GYN to make a pain management plan for a better recovery after surgery

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