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Insomnia Treatment: Non-Benzodiazepines Ambien, Lunesta & Sonata

Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata - and their generics - may be used for sleep when insomnia becomes a chronic problem. Here, review these meds, what may be sabotaging your rest, and…

18 Herbal Supplements with Risky Drug Interactions

Think that herbal supplements are harmless and 'all-natural'? Think again. Learn how to search out herbals that could lead to problem drug interactions -- from melatonin to St. John's Wort…

Oral Hepatitis C Treatments: The Evolving Landscape

If you're a "baby boomer" - born between 1945 and 1965 - should you be tested for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, a potentially fatal liver disease? Yes, and here's…

The Top 16 Myths About Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that primarily affects the spine. Pain and stiffness dramatically affect quality of life, so knowledge is key. Let's bust some common…

Multiple Sclerosis: What's New in MS Treatment Options?

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a nervous system disorder characterized by symptoms of vision problems, muscle weakness, and fatigue. Here, review MS and medications for treatment, including the most recent (and…

View Frightful (But Dead Serious) Drug Side Effects

Don't let unusual drug side effects haunt you. Learn to recognize these strange and curious medication reactions.

Why You Should Get Your Flu Vaccine Now: 2018-2019 Updates

Do you remember last year's flu season? Or maybe you'd rather not. Either way, it's a new season, so be sure to get your vaccine each fall. Here, review the…

Fact or Fiction? The Top 15 Osteoarthritis Myths

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and affects over 27 million Americans. But is this condition simply one of growing old with creaky bones? Or are there other…

ADHD and Your Child: Signs and Treatment Options

Children are naturally spirited and can often stay on the run long past their bedtime. But what if your child has ADHD, too?

Psoriasis: Treatment Options to Manage Your Symptoms and Skin

The heartbreak of psoriasis is no more. New medications can make a major impact on that red and itchy skin that aims to keep you covered up year-round.

Prediabetes - Am I At Risk?

An estimated 84 million people in the U.S. have prediabetes according to the CDC, but most people don't even know it. How can you find out if you're at risk…

Living with Migraine Headaches: Treatment & Prevention Tips

Migraine headaches affect about 39 million people in the U.S. In fact, 12% of the U.S. population -- including children -- struggle with migraines. With knowledge about what aggravates symptoms…

OTC Medication Use In Pregnancy: Wise or Worrisome?

Even a glowing, new mom-to-be can be disrupted by a cough, cold, or general aches and pains. While avoidance of medications in pregnancy is the best course of action, this…

It’s Buggin’ Me! How to Safely Use an Insect Repellent

Spring and summer are prime time for fun and sun -- but it’s also the time that crawling bugs and flying pests return. Look through our top 15 questions about…

FDA-Approved Weight Loss Drugs: Can They Help You?

Are the latest weight loss pills the cure-all for the obesity epidemic? Here, review what could help combat the expanding waistline of the nation.