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Insomnia? Skip the Meds for Other Therapies Without Side Effects
Roughly four percent of Americans are taking a sleep aid. Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aids are among the most…
4 Drugs That Interact with Anxiety Meds
If you suffer from anxiety, panic disorder, or insomnia, your doctor may have prescribed you what’s known as benzodiazepines (or…
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Sleeping Pills Get Black Box Warning
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How to Kick Insomnia Without Turning to Pills
Although sleep is one of the most basic human needs, many people treat it as optional. We’ve all had the…
Overprescribing: Do You Really Need to Take That Med?
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Quick Hits: Payments from Drug Industry to Docs, Sleeping Pills Boost Fracture Risk & More
About half of US doctors have received payments of some type from pharmaceutical and/or medical device companies amounting to $2.4…
Some Prescription Meds are Less Effective Than OTC or Alternative Treatments
When are OTC drugs more effective than prescription drugs? When is doing nothing better than taking a medicine? Prescription drugs…
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