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Looking Ahead: Pharma Projections for 2016 - And Beyond

Where's Pharma going in 2016? New blockbusters, breakout biosimilars, cost-saving generics, and drug company mergers? See what's on tap for this busy year.

Chronic Pain Management: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

You've heard: the numbers are sky-high on prescription opioid abuse and overdose in the U.S. Providers need to stay up-to-date on all the treatment options for pain management, including non-opioid…

Melatonin: Worth Losing Sleep Over?

Melatonin is an over-the-counter supplement often used to help with insomnia, jet lag, and other sleep disorders. Is it safe and effective, or are you just throwing your dollars away?

Botox For Beginners: What You Need To Know

An injection of botulinum toxin is the number one cosmetic medical treatment in the United States. Since the 1970s, doctors have found a wide-range of other medical uses for this…

Zika Virus: Important Questions Answered

During 2016, parts of the world experienced an unprecedented outbreak of Zika virus. How did this previously little-known, mosquito-borne disease cause such global alarm, and is it still around today?

Endometriosis: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Endometriosis can occur in young women and lead to infertility if left unchecked. Review facts every healthcare provider should know about this painful, but treatable, gynecological condition.

Epilepsy in Adults: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Epilepsy plays no favorites. What factors are important? Patient risk factors, initial choice of an anti-epileptic regimen, and monitoring side effects.

7 Of The Most Significant Health Problems Affecting Our World Today

We live in a changing world. Although traditional health problems such as inadequate nutrition, unsafe water, and poor sanitation still plague countries like Burundi, Eritrea, and Cambodia; "New World" health…

Parkinson's Disease: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Parkinson's disease is still described as a progressive, long-term, neurological disease, but ongoing strides in research are pushing closer towards a cure each day. See the latest treatments, dose forms,…

The Dangers Of DVT: Don't Ignore The Signs

Not all DVTs cause symptoms. Of those that do, a cramp-like pain that worsens when walking and does not subside with rest is the most common sign. Would you recognize…

New Oral Agents for Multiple Sclerosis: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

There is no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS) yet -- and nerve damage is not reversible -- so early treatment is crucial. Review the top oral MS agents now FDA-approved.

Penicillin: The World's First Wonder Drug?

The discovery of penicillin in 1928 revolutionized medicine, saving countless lives. Unfortunately, the downsides to widespread antibiotic use are now blindingly apparent.

Short Of Breath? 11 Reasons Why This Could Be A Cause For Concern

Our lungs are large, spongy, organs perfectly designed for the efficient gas exchange between our blood and the air. But they are also delicate and vulnerable to infection and injury.

Clearing The Air: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer only affects smokers, right? Wrong. In fact, over 40,000 Americans living with lung cancer have never smoked. What are your risks?

Women's Health: Separating Fact From Fiction

Fact or fiction? Heart disease kills more men than women? Many of the same health issues affect men and women differently, while other conditions are unique to women. Test your…