On TikTok, influencers are taking spoonfuls of a gel-like substance out of a jar called…
Alcohol has strong associations with fun and relaxation, but it’s just another drug as far as your body is concerned.…
Hospital-induced delirium is when patients (most often elderly ones) become confused, anxious, aggressive and in some cases have verbal and physical outbursts while in the hospital. This sudden and severe change in mental status affects more than seven million hospitalized Americans each year.
What to do if you take anti-anxiety medicine and want to get pregnant? For pregnant women, using benzodiazepines might be…
Anxiety can be debilitating. Anxiety meds might help, but learn about the possible side effects and consider the options of alternative medicines.
While it’s no surprise that many older adults take a lot of different medications, many of those drugs can potentially…
Quick Hits: Penicillin Allergies and Surgical Infections, FDA Okays Drug for Metastasized Breast Cancer & More
Patients who were reported to be allergic to penicillin were 50% more likely to experience surgical site infections (SSI), according…
Quick Hits: Americans Open to Non-Drug Pain Treatments, Psychiatric Drugs’ Impact on Cognition & More
More than three-quarters of Americans — 78% — say they are willing to try non-drug alternatives for pain before turning…
Over half of Americans are misusing their prescription drugs — such as taking too much of a drug they are…
MedShadow Foundation is an independent nonprofit health & wellness journalism organization focused on helping to protect lives from the side effects of medication and lower risk with alternative health options.
We help protect your life and the lives of your family by making sure you have the information you need to make informed decisions about the risks, benefits and alternatives to medicines.
Even though MedShadow is nonprofit, we refuse to accept support from pharmaceutical companies or medical device manufacturers. You can be sure that our information is free from the influence of pharmaceutical companies.
Symptoms & Concerns
MedShadow Foundation does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.
MedShadow Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. MedShadow does not accept advertising or contributions from pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers or political action organizations.
Copyright © 2022, MedShadow Foundation. all rights reserved. Designed by Dante Steward