medications

  1. Dogs

    Could this new drug help your arthritis-stricken dog?

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    A safer, new pain medication to treat arthritis in dogs may soon be available for adult and senior dogs. Find out more about this...
  2. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Baby aspirin might save your life during pregnancy

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    If there's one rule about medications and pregnancy that I've heard over the past three years working as a labor and delivery nurse,...
  3. Health & Wellness

    Foods and pharmaceuticals that don't mix

    Sometimes, what you eat or drink along with a certain medication can be just as important as the medication itself. Prevent a bad...
  4. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    The reality of prescription drug addiction in women

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    When you think of addiction, what comes to mind? Likely not women just like you, going about their day yet being totally dependent...
  5. Dog health & conditions

    Seasonal medications your pet should be getting

    Just like humans, pets have a need for medications, especially during certain times of the year. Talk with your veterinarian about...
  6. Wellness

    FDA: Acetaminophen needs a warning label

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    Acetaminophen can cause serious skin problems in some people, so the FDA now requires manufacturers to provide a warning on the label.
  7. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Parents miss cold med rules

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    A new report shows that parents don't pay attention to labels on over-the-counter kids cold and cough medications.
  8. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Managing ADHD without medication

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    ADHD meds often change a child's personality — creating what many kids with ADHD (and their parents) refer to as a zombie state or...
  9. Movies & Reviews

    Side Effects movie review: Sanity check

    This psychological thriller is full of twists and turns as a young woman battles her depression with medication. In a complex world...
  10. Wellness

    Drug warning: Over-the-counter drugs that may be making you sick

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    When we get a headache or stomachache, have insomnia or aches and pains, we often reach for quick relief in the medicine cabinet....
  11. Tweens, Teens & College

    The Medicine Abuse Project: "Wake Up to Medicine Abuse" Week

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    Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse has grown to epidemic levels in our country, and unfortunately it's rampant among...
  12. Pets & Animals

    Is it safe to buy pet meds online?

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    Every pet owner knows that the vet's office is the most expensive place to buy your pet's medications. If it's a one-time illness,...
  13. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    IVs during labor

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    As routine as hearing "push!" in the delivery room, IVs are being administered to laboring women as a precautionary measure. If...
  14. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Safety information on Infant and Children’s Tylenol

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    The makers of Tylenol are rolling out new packaging for its infants’ and children’s products to make dosing the medication easier...
  15. Conditions

    How to prevent urinary tract infections

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    The onslaught of a urinary tract infection (UTI) is clear: The constant urge to go; the burning; the discomfort. For those of us...
  16. Health & Wellness

    FDA pulls unapproved cold and flu meds from pharmacies

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    The FDA just announced that they're pulling 500 different kinds of untested cold and flu medications. Is your favorite medicine...
  17. Children's Health

    How to safely store children’s medication

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    How medicines are stored impacts both their effectiveness and your child's safety. These important tips from a pediatrician and a...
  18. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Child vs. infant medication

    Your baby’s sick. It has to be one of the worst feelings in the world. You want to treat him or her as quickly and effectively as...
  19. Wellness

    Medicine cabinet spring cleaning

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    Now that spring has sprung, many of us start to purge our home of those items we don’t use or wear, and while the kitchen and...
  20. Wellness

    Preventing accidental overdose: Acetaminophen is in many medications

    Before you take doses of more than one cold, allergy or flu medication, you should take a good close look at the labels, to make...