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COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect Tracker
We’ve created the MedShadow Vaccine Tracker, the only tracker focused on side effects and adverse events of COVID-19 Vaccines in progress.
Heart Disease Prevention, Treatments and Side Effects
Do you ever have acid reflux and wonder if it’s really a heart attack? Do you see headlines every winter…
Could It Be My Meds?
Modern medicines can be miracles that save us or our loved ones. But they come with complexities. No medicine goes…
Avoiding Illness After A Hurricane
Sophie Saint Thomas has been riding out hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands since she was a baby. She swears…
Which Diet is Better: Mediterranean or Keto?
In recent years, the benefits of the Mediterranean diet have made headlines worldwide as the key to longevity. Life expectancy…
The Truth About Drugs and Supplements While Breastfeeding
Two years ago, a researcher who specializes in the safety of breast milk was in the midst of breastfeeding her…
How a Pharmacist Can Help You Manage Medicines
Pharmacists are working in many locations, not just behind the counter at the drugstore. Clinical pharmacists are in hospitals, assisted-living…
Opinion: The science of placebos is fueling quackery
For several decades now, many scientists, including me, have been working hard to reveal the full power and scope of…
Testosterone Therapy: The Controversy Continues
For a relatively new treatment, testosterone therapy has already generated more than its share of controversy. While testosterone has been…
White children are especially likely to be overdiagnosed and overtreated for ADHD, according to a new study
The big idea White children are especially likely to be overdiagnosed and overtreated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder during elementary school. That…
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