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10 OTC Medications and Products You’re Using All Wrong
Just because you can buy a medication over the counter doesn’t mean it’s always safe. Here’s how you should really be using these common drugstore buys.
7 Silent Signs of Serotonin Syndrome
Should I Avoid Ibuprofen for Covid-19 Fever?
Are You Overmedicated? One Doctor Makes the Case for ‘Deprescribing’ for Better Health
Do Placebos Work? Here’s Why Doctors Sometimes “Prescribe” Them
9 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Pharmacist—But Aren’t
6 Hidden Dangers of Common Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
Here are some potential hazards of common OTC pain relievers, such as aspirin, plus tips...
The Hidden Dangers of Common Over-the-Counter Medications
These are the hidden dangers of some over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, which can do more harm...
The Real Difference Between Aspirin and Ibuprofen—and When to Take Them
You might think aspirin and ibuprofen are interchangeable when it comes to pain relief, but...
The Danger of Swallowing Pills Without Water—It’s Not Choking
Think popping an Advil on the fly is totally harmless? You won't believe what can happen.
14 Ways to Lower Triglycerides Naturally
Are your triglyceride levels elevated? Here are the ways you can bring that number down...
15 Medical Reasons for Your Loss of Appetite
Causes for a loss of appetite range from the common cold to a serious illness...
10 Bizarre Side Effects of Common Medications
Blue urine? Weight gain? A hairy tongue?! Watch out for the strange things that can...
What Are Nootropics—and Can They Really Make You Smarter?
We all want to focus longer, think faster, and be more creative, and some say...
10 Medication Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Health
Are you making any of these mistakes? These 10 guidelines will help you take your medication...
The 11 Most Expensive Prescription Drugs in America
Some prescription drugs cost patients more in one month than you'd pay for a new...
This Is When It’s OK to Take Expired Medication
Research suggests that many medications are still safe and effective years—or sometimes even decades—...
13 Supplement or Medication Combos You Should Never Mix
Millions of us take vitamins, minerals, and other supplements daily to improve our health and...
17 Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick
Medical experts share the most common medication mistakes that you should avoid to make sure...
The Foods You Should Never Eat With These 6 Medications
If you take these medications, don't combine them with certain foods. It can cause dangerous...
7 Common Medications That Can Contribute to Weight Gain
You may be healing your body at the expense of your waistline. Here's what to...
Your Ibuprofen Habit Could Be Keeping You Weak—Here’s Why
When it comes to working out, there's no shortage of diehards who love to tell...
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7 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Drugged Driving
It's easier than you think to become a drugged driver. A family doctor offers advice.
7 Common Medications You Didn’t Know Could Worsen Sun Damage
You know some medications have side effects such as fatigue or stomach upset, but a...
A Pharmacist Sometimes Knows More About Health Than Your Doctor—Here’s Why
Don't miss the opportunity to ask your pharmacist for health advice—they might just know...
11 Silent Signs Your Medications Are Making You Sick
Some medications or combinations of medications are more likely to be a problem than others.