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My Medication Looks Different. Should I Take It?
Prevent a prescription mix up with these simple tips.

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How to bring down a high fever
Fevers can be terrifying for parents and highly uncomfortable for children. Pediatrician Tanya Remer...

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How dangerous is the indiscriminate use of antibiotics?
The indiscriminate use of antibiotics is a serious issue in that it can lead to antibiotic resistanc...

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Is antibiotic resistance a serious problem?
Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria that can cause serious illnesses and infections no longer...

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How to Use Antibiotics Safely and Effectively
Antibiotics won’t help treat a cold or the flu. Taking them unnecessarily will do more harm than goo...

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Top 10 Health Wins Of 2022
From the first malaria vaccine to a promising new Alzheimer’s drug, recall some of the biggest medic...

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6 Prescription Drug Challenges—And How to Overcome Them
If you have a chronic condition, it’s crucial that you stick with your treatment plan.

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5 Essential Facts About Generic Drugs
Understanding the basics about generics is important, because they may be a key component of your tr...

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Surprising Reasons to Take Aspirin—and When to Skip It
From lowering cancer risk to boosting your beauty regimen, aspirin’s a versatile little pil...

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Can Medical Marijuana Curb Opioid Addiction?
Research suggests cannabis deserves further study as an alternative to opioids for treating chronic ...