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Melatonin: Worth Losing Sleep Over?

Melatonin is an OTC supplement often used to help with insomnia, jet lag, and other sleep disorders. But is it safe and effective, or are you 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

From 2015 to 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?

Endometriosis: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

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

2015 Report Card: How The Pharmaceutical Industry Fared

Drug approvals were at a record high in 2015, but which ones were truly novel and which ones didn't make the grade?

Epilepsy in Adults: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Epilepsy plays no favorites. What factors are important in choosing an anti-epileptic regimen, and what therapeutic pearls can you learn?

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 big strides in research are pushing towards a cure each day.

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 novel oral MS agents now…

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…

Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Options: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Did you know that Alzheimer's disease is the ONLY top 10 cause of death in the U.S. that can't be prevented, cured or slowed with lifestyle changes or drug treatments?…
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