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For Those With Diabetes, A Good Diet Can Be Better Than Medicines
For Those With Diabetes, A Good Diet Can Be Better Than Medicines People with diabetes given free healthy food as part of an insurer's pilot program saw their blood sugar levels decrease and the insurer's costs decline. Read more 
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The Lost Voice in the Opioid Epidemic Debate
The Lost Voice in the Opioid Epidemic Debate Patients who need Rx opioids for chronic pain say it has been getting harder to obtain them. How do you fight opioid abuse without harming patients? Read more 
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How Herbs Can Help You Get Off Acid Reflux Drugs
How Herbs Can Help You Get Off Acid Reflux Drugs Long-term use of PPIs is associated with serious medical conditions. Here’s how to wean off those drugs and keep reflux at bay. Read more 
MedShadow Blog:
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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The Trouble With Sunscreen Chemicals: Chart
This chart outlines human exposure and toxicity information for 9 FDA-approved sunscreen chemicals. Between allergens and hormone disruptors, these ingredients should be on your radar. Read more 
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Antibiotics for Severe Asthma: Are They Really Necessary?
Antibiotics for Severe Asthma: Are They Really Necessary? Despite guidelines stating no antibiotics for asthma patients unless there’s evidence of lung infection, doctors still prescribe them. Read more 
MedShadow Blog:
Is Right-to-Try the Best Path for Experimental Meds?
Is Right-to-Try the Best Path for Experimental Meds? What to do when you or your loved one has exhausted all standard medical options. Read more 

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