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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…
Diabetes, “Z” drugs and Music Therapy
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Sleeping Pills Get Black Box Warning
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Overprescribing: Do You Really Need to Take That Med?
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5 Common Drug Classes for Seniors to Avoid
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Psychotherapy, Not Sleeping Pills, Best for Insomnia
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