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A Drug I Am Taking is Being Recalled. Should I Freak Out?

A Drug I Am Taking is Being Recalled. Should I be Concerned?

A series of hypertension drug recalls has been making news since last year. If you hear a drug you are taking is being recalled, what should you do?

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What You Should Know About Taking Diabetes Meds

What You Should Know About Taking Diabetes Meds

Your doctor has just said you need to start taking a diabetes medication. Here’s how they work to reduce blood glucose levels and what to be aware of while taking them.

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Why It’s Important to Take All Your Medications as Directed

Why It’s Important to Take All Your Medications as Directed

Not taking your medications as directed can lead to your condition worsening, visiting the doctor more often or in a worst-case scenario, a trip to the ER.

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Might Supplements I Take Interact With My Prescription Medications?

Might Supplements I Take Interact With My Prescription Medications?

Just because many supplements are derived from natural sources doesn’t mean they can’t interact with drugs. Find out how to minimize the risk.

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Is That Symptom a Drug Side Effect…Or Something Else?

Is That Symptom a Drug Side Effect...Or Something Else?

While taking a med, you experience headaches, muscle pains, nausea or other symptoms. How do you know if these are related to a drug or something else?