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5 Facts About a Controversial Treatment for Lyme Disease
There is no approved treatment for a persistent form of Lyme disease. But some doctors on the ground are finding that long-term antibiotics may work. Read more 
MedShadow Blog:
Can Diabetics Train to Use Less Glucose-Lowering Medication?
A stringent program of diet and exercise did help study participants lower their meds. Could a less rigorous program work equally well? Read more 
MedShadow TV:
Petition to Allow Greater Research of Marijuana
At a time when more states are decriminalizing pot, we need the DEA to change it from Schedule I to Schedule II drug so we can finally have solid research. Read more 
FDA Watch:
Is the FDA Really That Slow at Approving Drugs?
Is the FDA Really That Slow at Approving Drugs? Criticism that the FDA doesn't approve drugs fast enough ignores the fact that most drugs are approved in the US first and within regulatory timelines. Read more 
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Are You Allergic to the Drug — Or to the Binding Agent?
Learn what binding agents are and why they — not your medication — may be causing your reaction. Read more 
Your Meds: Risks vs Benefits:
Why an FDA Drug Safety Monitoring System Is Failing
Why an FDA Drug Safety Monitoring System Is Failing The FDA Sentinel Initiative launched almost 10 years ago to monitor the safety of drugs after they hit the market. Why has it largely been a disappointment? Read more 
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Medications That Can Make You More Sensitive to Sun Damage
Medications That Can Make You More Sensitive to Sun Damage Learn about sun sensitivity related to certain drugs and how to minimize related risks – including skin cancer Read more