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Health & Medication Slideshows (Page 15)

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Viagra: How a Little Blue Pill Changed the World

You know the commercials. Attractive older couples, on the beach, who just happen to have two antique tubs for soaking. In all reality, PDE5 inhibitors have been a major therapeutic…

Drug Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis - What Are Your Options?

The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has notably improved in the last 50 years -- medications have allowed patients to control pain, remain active, and limit progressive joint destruction. What do…

Hitting the Beach? Soak Up These Top Sun Safety Tips

We all want to look good, right? Especially when warmer weather means it’s beach time. But spending time in the sun increases sunburn risk, early skin aging and dangerous skin…

Need To Catch Some Shut-Eye? Tips on Getting the Sleep You Need

Trouble falling or staying asleep is one of the most common medical complaints. Sometimes, just a few simple changes in lifestyle can make a big impact so you can get…

The Shocking Truth About Antibiotic Resistance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) rank antibiotic resistance as one of the top health concerns facing the nation. Misuse and inappropriate antibiotic prescribing has resulted in a…

Top 10 Money-Making Drugs of 2012

By definition, a blockbuster drug brings in over $1 billion in annual sales. Lipitor, the top selling drug in pharmaceutical history, is a familiar blockbuster that went the way of…

Hemorrhoids: A Common Ailment with Frequent Questions

It seems a little awkward to talk openly about hemorrhoids, right? However, according to the National Institutes of Health, roughly 1 in 20 of us will be affected by hemorrhoids…

What is Asthma? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What triggers asthma? Which medications can control wheezing and breathlessness year-round? Plus, how do we use all the various asthma devices?

Seasonal Allergies: Top Prevention Tips

Ahhh, Spring. Longer daylight hours, higher temperatures, and lots of pollen. Although spring is arguably the best season of the year, for some people, seasonal allergies make this season the…

Can Prescription Drugs Lead to Weight Gain?

Medications for mood disorders, diabetes, high blood pressure and seizures can all add on unwanted weight, but many of these medications are vital, so what can we do?

Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Medication Costs

We all need to save money in prescription expenses, right? Sometimes all it takes is a little know-how. Follow along to learn some tricks of the trade (and a little…

Grapefruit and Medicines - A Possible Deadly Mix?

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice can affect hundreds of prescription medications and can lead to important and serious drug interactions. Will grapefruit juice alter any medications you are taking?