Drugs and Medicine

Medicine – we all take it, but do you really know what you’re putting into your body? Learn about medication side effects and more.

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10 Signs You’re Taking Too Many Prescriptions

Avoid a dangerous drug interaction by knowing these warning signs, which may indicate you're at risk for taking too many medications.

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10 Things You Need to Know About Taking Too Many Medications

Our experts explain the potential dangers of over-prescribing, also known as polypharmacy, which can lead to serious drug interactions.


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10 Super-Important Questions to Ask Before You Take Prescription Medications

What if you miss a dose? Are there foods should should avoid? Here are key questions to ask before you...


10 Dangerous Superbugs the World Health Organization Is Warning Everyone About

Superbugs are scary pathogens that are resistant to mainstream antibiotics, and they're on the rise. These are the ones to...


Do You Really Have to Stop Drinking on Antibiotics?

The surprising reason one drink (probably) won’t hurt.

The Accidental History of 10 Common Drugs

These true tales of discovery in The Drug Book by Michael C. Gerald might change the way you think about...


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Are Generic Drugs Safe?

What you need to know when deciding between brand-name drugs and their generic drugs counterparts.


Gaining Weight? Maybe It’s Your Medicine

If you're gaining weight for no reason or having trouble losing it, check the contents of your medicine cabinet.


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The Killers in Your Medicine Cabinet

The Pills They Take In 2009, high school seniors admitted to abusing these five commonly prescribed drugs. Vicodin, 9.7% OxyContin,


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10 Ways to Safely Use Prescription Drugs

1. Ask Questions Before leaving the doctor’s office with a new prescription, make sure you understand why the medicine is