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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…

Addyi Explained: Medical Breakthrough or Marketing Marvel?

Addyi is the first FDA-approved drug to boost sexual desire in women. In fact, it's the first drug approved to boost sexual desire in anyone. What are the medical facts…

8 Signs You May Be Gluten Intolerant

We assume people with gluten intolerance share common symptoms such as abdominal pain or nausea. But not everybody has such obvious complaints. Check out these 8 symptoms, some of which…

Misdiagnosis: Righting The Wrong

We assume that when we see a doctor they will know exactly what's wrong with us. But what if our symptoms are "out of the ordinary" for a particular disease?…

Xarelto Explained: 10 Must-Knows About This Life-Saving Drug

Xarelto may seem like a hard word to pronounce, but understanding it's uses, side effects, and warnings can be life-saving. And unlike older blood thinners like warfarin, no lab tests…

Juvenile Arthritis: The Big Disease In A Little Body

Juvenile arthritis describes a group of disorders with similar characteristics that affect children under the age of 16. These conditions can be emotionally and socially isolating, and hard for children…

Restless Legs Syndrome: (Not So) Happy Feet

Are you tired of doing the night-time hustle? Do your legs have a mind of their own every time you try to relax or get into bed? Restless Legs Syndrome…

Group B Strep: When Harmless Bacteria Turn Bad

Group B strep are a common type of bacteria that love the warm, airless cavities in our body. Group B strep can cause serious infection in women and unborn/newborn babies.…

Upcoming Joint Replacement? Your 13 Most Common Questions Answered

Have an upcoming knee or hip joint replacement surgery? You are probably full of questions and concerns. But never fear: hip and knee replacement surgeries are very common in the…

Invokana Insights: 10 Drug-Specific Facts You Should Know

Invokana was the first FDA-approved medicine in a new class of diabetes drugs called SGLT2 inhibitors. There are many advantages, and side effects, to this new class, so what do…

Tramadol: 9 Things You Should Know

In 1995, tramadol was first approved by the FDA as a narcotic pain reliever thought to be associated with a lower risk of drug abuse. However, in a 2015 report,…

Breast Cancer Symptoms: Best To Know Your Breast

When detected early, breast cancer is largely treatable and survivable. But many women do not know the signs of breast cancer beyond just a lump. How aware are you of…

Don't Sleep On It: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Ambien

If you have had trouble sleeping in the past, then chances are your doctor may have prescribed you Ambien. But is this sedative any better than counting sheep? And what…

Love Your Dad? Here's 10 Heart-Healthy Gifts For Father's Day

Dad, Father, Papa, Pop -- you probably have your own special name for him. Father's Day is a day to celebrate your man or special person. Brunch or a new…
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