We know that certain drugs taken at certain times can affect the health of the unborn baby, even some considered ‘natural’ or available over the counter.
In most cases, colds are caused by viruses. Remember, antibiotics are not necessary when there is a viral infection. In fact, they won’t work.
Some herbs can be quite helpful but others can be potentially dangerous and just because they are over the counter does not mean they are necessarily safe.
Not only are there medications available by prescription that can help control allergy symptoms, there are also many effective over the counter remedies.
What does the law say about what herbal and homeopathic remedies need to tell you – and what they don’t?
One of the biggest sources of drug abuse for teenagers might surprise you. It is prescription and over the counter abuse.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 35% of people relied on a home remedy or over-the-counter medication instead of going to the doctor in the last 12 months.