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So, Your Doctor Wants You to Take a Statin. What Are the Risks?
So, Your Doctor Wants You to Take a Statin. What Are the Risks? If you have high cholesterol and cardiovascular risk factors, you may be prescribed a statin. Should you be concerned about the risks of these drugs? Read more ➜
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If You Take Supplements, Lower Expectations of What They Can Do

If You Take Supplements, Lower Expectations of What They Can Do

Many people mistakenly believe that supplements can be magic pills that can prevent disease. They are to address nutrient deficiencies, says a new paper.

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Is Your Child on Multiple Meds? He May Be at Increased Risk for Adverse Events
Is Your Child on Multiple Meds? They May Be at Increased Risk for Adverse Events Abnormal heart rhythms, depressive symptoms and even suicidal ideation have been seen with drug-drug interactions in children. Read more ➜
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The Risks of More Older Adults Using Medical Marijuana
The Risks of More Older Adults Using Medical Marijuana Older adults are increasingly using marijuana to treat a variety of ailments. But it's worrisome that many are doing so without direction from their doctor. Read more ➜
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Supplements Scare Me — They Should Scare You, Too
Supplements Scare Me -- They Should Scare You, Too Would you buy a supplement that could fight cancer, prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, lower your blood pressure AND relieve the symptoms of hepatitis? Read more ➜
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Is Common MRI Contrast Dye Safe? What You Need to Know
Is Common MRI Contrast Dye Safe?: What You Need to Know Gadolinium-based contrast agents can linger in the body years after an MRI. Read more ➜

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