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How Wildfires Affect Your Health
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COPD: Weighing Your Treatment Options
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Statins’ Benefits Beyond CV Unclear
New research is casting doubt on the benefits of statin medications beyond reducing the risk of cardiovascular events. Statins, such…
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Common OTC Drugs Linked to Cognitive Impairment
Common over-the-counter (OTC) medicines used to treat cold and allergies, as well as sleep aids, are linked to cognitive impairment…
COPD: Is Stepping Down Therapy Safe?
Cutting glucocorticoids from maximal inhaled therapy for moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) didn’t worsen control over exacerbations, according to…
Here’s an alarming headline: One-fifth of older Americans receive medications that may adversely affect coexisting conditions, according to a new…
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