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Looking Ahead: New Drug Approvals for 2017

While the number of new drug approvals were down in 2016, a strong line-up of important agents are on tap for 2017. See which drugs are coming up for review…

2016 New Drug Approvals: The Year That Was

Here's the 2016 end-of-year overview of new and unique drug approvals, plus an early sneak-peek of what's on tap for 2017.

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): How to Safely Use This Muscle Relaxant

A strained back, a stiff neck or a muscle spasm can keep you out of action for days. Recovery can be hard because getting rest seems impossible. Muscle relaxants like…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - Signs, Symptoms and Solutions

Experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening or disturbing event is traumatic for everyone. But for some people, their mind replays the details of that event day-after-day, sometimes for the rest of…

What Are Biosimilars? Top Facts You May Not Know

You've heard of biosimilars, but maybe you still have questions: Are biosimilars a generic, or something different? Are they safe and effective? Will they save healthcare dollars or break my…

Strep Throat Solutions: When Sore Throats Get Serious

Strep throats are a particularly severe type of sore throat that can lead to complications such as scarlet fever and rheumatic heart disease in some people. How do you know…

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…

Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation: The Case For A Good Night's Sleep

How many hours sleep do you get a night? While many of us admit to poor sleep, few of us actively do anything to improve it. Find out just how…

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.

Early Menopause: Impacting Not Just Fertility

Fertility loss isn't the only issue facing women who have gone through menopause before the age of 40. Their risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and depression also increases. But is…

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 provider 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?

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

Scientific reports note that head lice are becoming resistant to common over-the-counter medications. So should you be nit-picky in how you treat these pesky critters?

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?
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