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Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.
To Detox or Not to Detox?
It seems like everyone is “detoxing” or "doing a cleanse” these days. But are these diets actually safe? Do they work?
Ways to Improve Your Sleep
It doesn't just help you feel rested — sleep is important for your overall health and well-being.
Is Testosterone Right for You?
Men can see decreased testosterone as early as age 30. However, low testosterone levels don't always mean you need treatment.
Out with It: New Tonsillectomy Guidelines
There has been an update to the guidelines for surgical removal of the tonsils.
Fighting Perinatal Depression
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that clinicians provide counseling to pregnant and postpartum women who face a raised risk of depression.
Heated Tobacco Devices: Not a Safe Option
New heated tobacco devices are not a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes or using electronic cigarettes, according to a new study.
New Depression Treatment Nears FDA Approval
Esketamine is considered the first big depression advance since the approval of Prozac — and it's nearing approval for treatment-resistant depression.
Teaching Kids to Brush Their Teeth
It's National Children’s Dental Health Month. That means it's the perfect time to make sure your little ones have the skills they need to maintain healthy teeth for life.
Reducing Women's Cancer Risk
Everyday choices can play a significant role in your risk of cancer, regardless of your gender. Here are some specific steps women can take to reduce their cancer risk.