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Beauty Supplements Do Little to Improve Your Skin

February 20, 2018
Beauty Supplements Do Little to Improve Your Skin

If you use supplements with the idea that they will help improve your skin, you are likely wasting your money.

Quick Hits: Arthritis Drugs and Dementia, Opioids and Patient Advocacy Groups & More

February 15, 2018
Quick Hits: Arthritis Drugs and Dementia, Opioids and Patient Advocacy Groups & More

Rheumatoid arthritis drugs may help fight dementia and opioid drugmakers getting cozy with patient advocacy groups.

Twitter Helps Identify Side Effects of Steroids

February 14, 2018
Twitter Helps Identify Side Effects of Steroids

Researchers scoured Twitter to find out the most concerning side effects of 2 popular steroid medications.

Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended for Low-Risk Women

February 13, 2018
Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended for Low-Risk Women

Women who are at low-risk or show no outward symptoms of ovarian cancer don’t need a screening.

The Dangers of Taking Too Much Pain Reliever

February 12, 2018
The Dangers of Taking Too Much Pain Reliever

Some people that take NSAIDs exceed the daily recommended limit, which can lead to serious side effects.

Quick Hits: Antidepressants and Ovarian Cancer, Limiting Opioid Scripts & More

February 8, 2018
Quick Hits: Arthritis Drugs and Dementia, Opioids and Patient Advocacy Groups & More

A new study on antidepressants and ovarian cancer, plus CMS pushes to limit opioid prescriptions to Medicare enrollees.

FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom

February 7, 2018
FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom

Kratom, a plant-based supplement used primarily for pain relief, has opioid-like qualities and may be addictive.