• The Risks of Taking Statins
    A recommendation could double the number of Americans taking statins. Is that a good thing? Read more >>
MedShadow Blog:
The Risks of Taking Statins
The Risks of Taking Statins Statins are prescribed to millions of people with high cholesterol. But simple lifestyle and diet changes are more effective -- without the side effects. Read more 
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Pros and Cons: Fish Oil Pills
What’s the Lowdown on the Health Benefits of Fish Oil Pills? The popularity of omega-3 supplements continue to grow, but are they really helpful — and are they safe? Read more 
Your Meds: Risks vs Benefits:
What You Should Know About Off-Label Drug Use
What You Should Know About Off-Label Drug Use A study published earlier this year found off-label use of drugs is linked to higher rates of adverse events and side effects. Read more 
MedShadow TV:
Episode 4: Insomnia Drugs
MedShadowTV-Episode 4 Su and Jonathan discuss the latest news about insomnia drugs, especially Ambien and Belsomra. Read more 
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School Success for ADHD Students
6 strategies that go a long way toward helping kids with ADHD achieve school success. Read more >> 6 strategies can help parents motivate their ADHD students to succeed in school Read more 
FDA Watch:
Are E-Cigarettes Really Safer Than Traditional Cigarettes?
Are E-Cigarettes Really Safer Than Traditional Cigarettes? Some argue that e-cigarettes are a "safer" alternative to tobacco cigarettes and can even be used as a way to quit smoking, but are they right? Read more 
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Are Antidepressants Any Better Than a Placebo?
Are Antidepressants Any Better Than a Placebo? Millions of Americans take an antidepressant daily. But a growing volume of research is indicating the pills may only provide marginal benefits. Read more 
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8 Little-Known Facts About Sunscreen
8 Little-Known Facts About Sunscreen For instance, did you there is little evidence that sunscreen prevents skin cancer? Yes, we're surprised too. Read more 
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Sunscreens 2016: 3 Do’s & 3 Don’ts
sunscreen_slide1a Using sunscreen diligently? Good. Now you just have to be sure you’re slathering on the right kind. Here’s what you need to know. Read more 
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The Trouble With Sunscreen Chemicals: Chart
Chart: What are the safest sunscreens? Take a look at this chart to find out. Read more >> This table outlines human exposure and toxicity information for 9 FDA-approved sunscreen chemicals Read more