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Osteoporosis: A Battle For Your Bones

Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become weak and brittle and can easily break. Although more often diagnosed in older women, osteoporosis can affect anyone but there are several lifestyle…

Binge Eating Disorder: Beyond Overeating

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is not just occasional over-eating. It is an often misunderstood condition that can become life-threatening without the right support or treatment.

A Joint Effort: A Provider's Guide To Orthopedic Pain Options

Orthopedic pain can be multifactorial, and requires the skills and expert diagnosis of an orthopedic health care provider. Review effective pharmacotherapy options, treatment tips, and recent opioid recommendations.

Flagyl Side Effects and What You Can Do About Them

Bitter metallic taste, stomach upset, yeast infection: these are just a few of the side effects of the antibiotic known as Flagyl (metronidazole). How can you best get through treatment?

Trump vs Clinton: Their Stance on 11 Critical Health Care Issues

Are you tired of skyrocketing medication costs? Did you take out a second mortgage to pay for your health insurance premium? Is your family struggling with issues of drug addiction?…

Cialis: 7 Important Things You Need to Know

Cialis (tadalafil) is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). How does Cialis compare to Viagra and is generic Cialis available?

Head Lice: 11 Tips That Parents Are Itching To Know

The beginning of the school year and head lice go hand-in-hand. But scientific reports note that head lice are becoming resistant to common over-the-counter medications. So should you be nit-picky…

Modafinil: Smart Drug For Decision Fatigue Or Workaholic Crutch

Touted as a nootropic (smart drug) with few side effects, modafinil (Provigil) appears to be the answer to every overworked executive's or stressed-out student's problems. But is it?

Vaccine Facts: Boost Your Immunization Knowledge

Getting unbiased information about vaccines for children is not easy. Everywhere you look, somebody seems to have a different opinion on the matter. But it is important to know some…

Olympics And Doping: Gaming The Games

Almost every Olympic games seems to be marred by some sort of doping scandal, and Rio 2016 is no exception. From Marion Jones to Ben Johnson, we take a look…

Checkpoint Inhibitors & Advanced Cancers: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

The breakthrough cancer treatments known as Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors are making headlines almost daily. These drugs -- Yervoy, Opdivo, Keytruda and Tecentriq -- are extending survival time in advanced cancers.…

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: Boosting the Cancer Battle

Cancer cells can take control of certain cancer-fighting mechanisms in our body. Then they hide from the immune system and block the tumor from attack. No doubt - cancer is…

The Deadly Seven: Where Are These Diseases Now?

Plague, SARS, Leprosy, Polio.... do you think these deadly diseases have been eliminated because we don't hear about them any more? Think again. Some of them may even be lurking…

A Friend In Need: Getting Smart With Mental Illness

Are you worried about someone? Have you noticed subtle changes in their behavior or dramatic mood swings? Although the easy option may be to ignore that person and concentrate on…

Beat That: 12 Easy Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Heart

Why wait until New Year's? Maintaining a healthy heart should be a daily activity. But keeping up with a fit lifestyle, yearly lab tests, and medications can be a chore…
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