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This Test Could Save Your Life

Wouldn’t it be great if there were some sort of test you could take to predict which medications are likely to work best for you and which could hurt...

How to Take Fewer Medications

Taking too many medications raises your risk of adverse events. Deprescribing—the thoughtful process of identifying problematic medications and reducing the dose or stopping those medications in a safe, effective...

3 Ways You May Be Overdiagnosed 

Bob R.’s New York City doctor told him his cholesterol was high and prescribed statins. After taking the statins for two years, Bob was feeling muscle pains and had...

Opioids and Sedatives: A Dangerous Combo

Most of us know the potential side effects of opioid pain medications like drowsiness and overdose. What you may not know is that using opioids and benzodiazepines, a combination...