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The ABC's of Hepatitis: Get to Know This Viral Disease

Hepatitis A, B and C -- sounds like alphabet soup. But do you know the risk factors and treatments for hepatitis, a serious and possibly long-lasting liver disease?

Food For Thought: Celiac Disease Explained

So what is gluten and why can't people with celiac disease eat it? Why do you buy that gluten-free food when you have never been diagnosed with a gluten disorder?…

Cystic Fibrosis: Living With The Octopus Inside Your Chest

People with cystic fibrosis have described the disease as like having an octopus inside your chest, or breathing through a straw. This life-long condition which affects the lungs and food…

21 Arthritis Facts: It's A Game Changer

Arthritis comprises one of the most common ailments in the U.S. From the wear-and tear of knee osteoarthritis, to joint-destroying rheumatoid arthritis of the hands, check out the latest thoughts…

Gabapentin: Top 9 facts you need to know

You know gabapentin has been used for seizures for years, but are you aware of the other benefits for this versatile drug? Read on to learn 9 clinical fast facts…

Lyrica: 12 Things You Need to Know

Lyrica (pregabalin) is approved treat a wide range of conditions, from epilepsy to painful nerve conditions. Follow along with this slideshow to review dosing, side effects, and possible generic status.

Metformin: 10 Things You Should Know

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be hard to swallow. Worried you'll need insulin? There are oral medications used first-line to control blood sugar, and may even help you…

Food Safety: What's On Your Plate?

Recent outbreaks of E. Coli due to romaine lettuce and salmonella with fresh turkey leads us to question food safety. So, what else can be done at home to keep…

Save Your Blushes - The FAQ's On STDs

Anybody who is having sex is at risk of getting an STD. Some infections can even be caught by kissing or close touching. How much do you know about STDs?

Donate Life: What You Need To Know About Organ Donorship

Did you know that one person can donate up to 8 lifesaving organs? But first you have to sign up. See your options and learn more about how you can…

Vaccines and Autism - Is There A Link?

Many parents fear vaccine use in their children due to the possibility of autism or other behavioral issues. However, it's important to gather the true facts based on evidence to…

PCSK9 Inhibitors: A Newer Class of Cholesterol Busters

The PCSK9 inhibitors are making headlines for the treatment of high-risk patients with elevated cholesterol, especially when statins aren't enough to do the job. But who needs to use this…

10 Home Remedies That Actually Work

Looking for a home remedy to help treat your cold symptoms, urinary tract infection or wart? Here, review some options that can be safe, and others you should avoid.

The Lowdown on Lipitor: What You Need To Know

The development of the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as "statins" was a major medical advancement in heart health. However, drugs such as atorvastatin (Lipitor) are becoming more affordable due to generic…

Always Hungry? You Just Might Have One Of These Conditions

Humans generally like to eat. Huge business empires have been built around this fact, and, of course, it's a basic need for survival. But do you constantly feel hungry, despite…