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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.
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.
Hip Fracture Surgery Vs. Total Hip Replacement: The Risks
Like all surgery, hip surgery has its risks. But there may be some important differences between hip fracture and total hip replacement (THR) surgeries.
Growth Hormone May Protect Bones
Women who want to give their bones a break may now have another tool in the toolbox.
Omega-3 Supplements May Not Be Cutting It
Omega-3 pills are among the most popular dietary supplements in the US. But these pills may not be living up to their claims.