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Medication

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The Risks Of Accutane

The reason that accutane is left as a last resort is because it is a very potent but potentially dangerous drug.

07/08/2014

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Addictive Painkiller Is Number One Prescription Drug In America

What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?

06/20/2014

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CDC Monitors Use Of Anti AIDS Pill In Four Cities, Including Philadelphia

The Strawberry Mansion Health Center is one of the facilities where patients will be monitored for use of Truvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxisis, or PrEP.

05/18/2014

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Crozer Keystone Health System

Dr. Kahn stressed the fact that it is important that the caregivers help keep track of the medications and doctors’ appointments of their elderly family members.

05/16/2014

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Childproof Your Bathroom

Your bathroom could be the most dangerous room in the house for the kids.

05/08/2014

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Controlling High Blood Pressure Is A Must

We know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. It’s also well known that many people refuse to take medications to control it.

01/08/2014

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MedSnap ID App

The MedSnapID app is able to visually identify over 3,700 types of prescription pills.

11/19/2013

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DUI Doesn’t Mean Drunk Driving

A Connecticut woman found out the hard way that to be arrested for DUI, you don’t have to be drunk.

10/18/2013

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Mixing Medications May Be Problematic

As a consumer, as someone who takes medicine, you need to play detective. If you are experiencing unusual symptoms after taking medications it is worth checking into.

05/23/2013

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‘Safe Kids’ Asks Parents To Keep Medication Out Of Reach

Parents of children five and under are being asked to “up their game” in terms of keeping the kids from getting their hands on adult medicines.

03/21/2013

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Health: Blood Pressure Medication May Lower Risk Of Dementia

Millions of Americans take medication to lower blood pressure, and a new study shows those drugs could also be helping the brain. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new research.

01/07/2013

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Don’t Be Anti-Antibiotics

When antibiotics are necessary they should be used – but not overused when not required.

07/20/2012

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Health Watch: Popular Drugs May Soon Get A Whole Lot Cheaper

The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the world’s 20 best-selling drugs, and other medication.

07/25/2011

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Hormone-Blocking Drug Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

There are significant developments in the battle to prevent breast cancer.

06/05/2011