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Beta Blockers: Prescription Medicine for Your Heart
When it comes to matters of your heart, chances are you’ve heard about beta blockers. A beta blocker is one of the most prescribed medications for those...
Nov 23
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How Hazardous is Your Handbag?
Is your purse a bottomless treasure trove of supplies? You name it, it’s probably in your purse right now. That’s why you never go anywhere without it....
Oct 16
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Can I Take Antidepressants for Depression During Pregnancy?
In addition to cognitive behavioral therapy, also known as psychotherapy, taking an antidepressant can help improve your life and day-to-day functioning...
Sep 29
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Metformin: Important Things Every Diabetic Should Know
This year marks 65 years since the first clinical use of metformin to treat diabetes — one of the OG (original) diabetes drugs.  Today, it’s a first-line...
Sep 23
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7 Steps to Help Seniors Who Struggle to Manage Their Medications
It starts out simply enough—your parent or grandparent might take a statin to help manage their cholesterol levels, or a calcium channel blocker to lower...
Aug 15
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Medications That Could Trigger Dangerous Serotonin Syndrome
You’ve probably heard of serotonin. It’s a chemical produced by nerves in your body that helps keep your mood balanced. Since it affects your mood, doctors...
Jun 16
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How to Protect Your Skin from the Sun When Taking Certain Medications
You probably know all the steps you should take to protect your skin from the sun—stay indoors when the sun is strongest, cover up, seek shade and use...
May 11
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Here’s Why Your Medication Contains Active and Inactive Ingredients
When you take medication, whether it’s over-the-counter or prescription, you might notice that your medicine contains active and inactive ingredients....
May 02
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These Expert Strategies Make It Easy to Travel With Your Medication
If you routinely take medication, it can feel daunting to travel, especially by plane. But don’t let the hassles of managing your medication while you...
Dec 14 2
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Can the Medications I Take Make Me Sensitive to Heat and the Sun?
Summer days spent out on the lake, at the beach or pool with friends and family can be lots of fun. But soaking up the sun could mean trouble for your...
Aug 15