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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 MS yet - and nerve damage is not reversible - so early treatment is paramount to delaying nervous system deterioration.

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?…

Humira: One Drug, Nine Uses, Billions of Dollars

Humira, one of the first biologics, is also one of the top selling drugs in the world. But do you know enough about this drug to use it safely?

Synthroid: The Hardest Working Drug Around?

Levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid) is one of the world's most frequently prescribed medications. Learn more about this workhorse of a drug for underactive thyroid.

Breast Cancer Therapy: Right On Target

HER2, ER+, mTOR? What do all of these acronyms mean when it comes to targeted drug therapy for breast cancer? Take a tour of breast cancer therapies, including the personalized…

Cymbalta - Cause For Concern?

Cymbalta is used to treat depression, anxiety and some pain syndromes. But what are the risks associated with this drug? And do most people who start it realize how hard…

Drug Prices Gone Wild: 10 Old Drugs, 10 New Pricetags

The ongoing uproar over the soaring costs of prescription drugs raises many questions about the methods and ethics of drug pricing. Take a look at 10 older drugs that, even…

Cholesterol. Get Your Fats Straight!

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that has been linked to atherosclerosis (a hardening and narrowing of the arteries caused by a build up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other…

First Aid for Mental Health: Investigational Drugs to the Rescue

From ADHD to schizophrenia, new developments in mental health disorders are needed as new scientific clues piece together the mechanisms of these disabling conditions. Follow along as we highlight the…

Warfarin: 12 Things You Didn't Know About This Blood Thinner

Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) is a common oral blood thinner used in the treatment and prevention of dangerous blood clots. But this old fashioned drug has some odd and interesting facts…
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