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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…

Are You IBD Aware? Crohn's and Colitis, Explained

Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis are common inflammatory bowel diseases. Living with them can be a challenge, but the explosion of new treatments in the past few years has brought…

Know Your Naloxone: Save a Life

In many states, the opioid-reversal agent naloxone (Narcan Nasal, Evzio) can be stored in the homes of those at risk for narcotic overdose. Some states allow access directly from the…

E-cigarettes And Vaping: Safe Or Not?

The popularity of vaping has risen exponentially in the past few years. But is vaping any safer than conventional cigarettes?

Off-Label or Off-Limits: Should You Use a Drug for An Unapproved Use?

Did you know that you have probably been prescribed a drug "off-label" by your doctor, meaning that its use is not FDA-approved? Medically, is this a concern and should you…

Leukemia Symptoms And Lessons: Is A Solution In Sight?

Although the word "cancer" does not typically evoke feelings of excitement, we should all be thankful for the massive advances made by experts in the field of cancer research and…

Flonase: Avoid These Top 9 Mistakes

Do you only have spring or fall allergies, or do you have symptoms year-round? Here, review some common oversights made when using Flonase, plus a few money-saving tips, too.

HIV & AIDS Update: New Treatments, Easier Options

Treatment of HIV is still a necessity; a cure for HIV is not here yet. But HIV, if caught and treated early enough, is no longer a death sentence.

Think Before You Ink: Health Risks Associated With Tattoos

Thinking about getting inked? Before you let anyone near your skin do some research on your tattooist's hygiene standards or you may be left with much more than a trendy…

Multiple Myeloma: Has Crowd Control Ever Been As Important?

Multiple myeloma is incurable; cancer cells in the bone marrow crowd out healthy cells, boosting the risk for infections, bone fractures, and anemia. But today's new therapies are offering hope…

Sports And Dietary Supplements: From Creatine To Whey

Did you sup on a whey shake this morning after your workout? Perhaps you pumped iron courtesy of a few BCAAs. Before your next sprint fueled on creatine, have a…

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

With the sky-high statistics on prescription opioid abuse and overdose in the U.S., health care providers should stay up-to-date on all the treatment options for pain management, including non-opioid and…
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