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Dealing With Side Effects of Arthritis Medications

March 23, 2017
Dealing With Side Effects of Arthritis Medications

Arthritis meds have side effects ranging from nausea and vomiting, to more serious ones like anemia and edema. How can you best manage these side effects?

How Acupuncture Can Reduce the Need for Medications

March 16, 2017
How Acupuncture Can Reduce the Need for Medications

How to talk to your doc about your acupuncturist.

Proactiv Acne Treatment: Be Aware of Rare but Serious Side Effects

March 9, 2017

Proactiv is one of the most heavily advertised acne treatments out there. But does it actually work well and are there side effects you should know about?

7 Natural Remedies to Relieve Anxiety

February 23, 2017
7 Natural Remedies to Relieve Anxiety

You don’t have to reach for medication to find relief from anxiety. Find out what natural treatments can help you, without the side effects of drugs.

Minimizing Side Effects That Send Seniors to the ER

February 20, 2017
Minimizing Side Effects That Send Seniors to the ER

Some drug classes are more likely to have side effects that send seniors to the ER. Coordinated care with doctors and pharmacists is one way to avoid this.

6 Foods & Drinks that Can Boost or Bust Libido

February 12, 2017
6 Foods & Drinks that Can Boost or Bust Libido

Chocolate is synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but does it help spice things up romantically? What food and drinks improve libido and which do the opposite?

3 Drug Classes That Send More Seniors to the ER

February 9, 2017
3 Drug Classes That Send More Seniors to the ER

Side effects of drugs, many of them part of a daily regimen for older adults, are landing more seniors in the ER today compared to before.