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Bone Rx Boosted Breast Cancer Survival
Nearly all postmenopausal women with early-stage HR+ breast cancer are treated with aromatase inhibitors. But these drugs can significantly compromise bone health and up the risk of fractures.
6 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Did you know that Botox injections can do more than give your face a lift? Botox is actually a drug made from the toxins of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and it’s good for more medical marvels than you may expect.   
Heartburn Drugs: Why Less May Be More
When it comes to acid reflux, better care sometimes means less medication.
Wear Purple for Epilepsy Awareness
November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, and this year's themes are #DareTo Go the Distance and #DareTo Be Seizure Smart.
Alternative Migraine Treatments
Migraines can be a pain. Literally. Migraine headaches can cause intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in the head that is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. While migraines can be debilitating, there are some simple ways to cope. If migraines are getting to you, consider giving these treatments a whirl.  
Lasting Benefits for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Therapy
Could a form of counseling be the most effective way to treat the debilitating symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)?
Senior Antipsychotic Use: The Troubling Trends
The use of antipsychotic drugs to treat elderly patients has become more common in recent years. But that may not be a good thing.
Nonmedical Opioid Rx Use: US Trends
When it comes to recent trends of nonmedical prescription opioid use in the US, there's good news and bad news.
For Some Women, Long-Term Opioid Use May Not Help
The use of chronic opioid therapy (COT) has risen dramatically in recent years. But new evidence suggests that COT may not relieve pain in all patients equally.
Combo Rx Quelled Alzheimer's Agitation
Relief for one of the worst symptoms of Alzheimer's disease may soon be on the way.