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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?

Vaccine Facts: Boost Your Immunization Knowledge

Getting unbiased information about vaccines for children is not easy. Everywhere you look, somebody seems to have a different opinion on the matter. But it is important to know some…

Olympics And Doping: Gaming The Games

Almost every Olympic games seems to be marred by some sort of doping scandal, and Rio 2016 is no exception. From Marion Jones to Ben Johnson, we take a look…

Checkpoint Inhibitors & Advanced Cancers: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

The breakthrough cancer treatments known as Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors are making headlines with new uses almost daily. These drugs -- Yervoy, Opdivo, Keytruda, Tecentriq, Bavencia, and Imfinzi -- are extending…

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: Boosting the Cancer Battle

Cancer cells can take control of certain cancer-fighting mechanisms in our body. Then they hide from the immune system and block the tumor from attack. No doubt - cancer is…

The Deadly Seven: Where Are These Diseases Now?

Plague, SARS, Leprosy, Polio.... do you think these deadly diseases have been eliminated because we don't hear about them any more? Think again. Some of them may even be lurking…

A Friend In Need: Getting Smart With Mental Illness

Are you worried about someone? Have you noticed subtle changes in their behavior or dramatic mood swings? Although the easy option may be to just concentrate on your own life,…

Beat That: 12 Easy Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Heart

Why wait until New Year's? Maintaining a healthy heart should be a daily activity. But keeping up with a fit lifestyle, yearly lab tests, and medications can be a chore…

Understanding Anaphylaxis: Don't Let It Shock You

A severe, life-threatening allergy - say to peanuts or a bee sting - is often unpredictable and just plain scary. But there are ways to protect yourself, or those you…

Inherited Risk: The BRCA Gene Explained

Do you have a strong family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer? If you answered yes to this question, it's time to look at questions about your eligibility for…

Hep C and Harvoni: 11 Facts About Your Treatment

Both the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that all "baby boomers" - those born from 1946-1964 - be…

Ladies A Moment: 10 Health Screenings That All Women Need

Taking care of yourself means being proactive when it comes to your health. So why wait for symptoms to happen when you could prevent them from happening in the first…
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