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New Treatments Emerging for Heart Failure

New Drugs Show Promise for Treating Your Heart Failure

Tags: atrial fibrillation, Corlanor, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart failure, heart failure treatments, heart health, ivabradine, LCZ696, medications

Nearly 6 million people in the U.S. are living with their heart not pumping properly, but there are several new medications emerging that provide better treatment options.


6 Intimate Health Facts That Every Man Should Know

6 Intimate Health Facts That Every Man Should Know

Tags: erectile dysfunction, health screenings, incontinence, kidney stones, medications, prescriptions, prostate cancer, STDs, testicular cancer, vasectomy, vasectomy reversal

Let's face it, men: It's tough keeping on top of all the health and medical advice out there. We've put together a list of timeless tips that can help keep you on top of your health game.


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Dangers of Opioid Pain Relievers: What You Need to Know

Tags: addiction, chronic pain, medications, opiods and opiates, pain medication, Prescription Drugs, prescriptions, substance abuse

We hear a lot about opioid pain medications in the news these days. That's because over the past two decades there has been widespread abuse of this class of drugs. Learn more about these powerful medications and some of the shocking usage statistics.


How Mixing Medicine and Alcohol Can Harm You

How Mixing Medicine and Alcohol Can Harm You

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If your physician asks you how many alcoholic drinks you consume every day, there’s good reason to be precise. If you are taking medication, consuming alcoholic drinks regularly could create serious health problems.


3 Common Medications You May Need to Avoid with Heart Problems

Heart Patients: 3 Common Medications You May Need to Avoid

Tags: antibiotics, arrhythmia, aspirin, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, heart patients, heart risks, medications, NSAIDs

Heart patients should know risks of taking aspirin, NSAID pain relievers and some antibiotics. Studies show these common medications can increase risk of bleeding, arrhythmia and more.


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Use This Emergency First-Aid Kit Checklist to Be Prepared

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You can’t predict when a natural disaster or emergency will strike. What you can do is prepare for it in case it does.


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Drugs Can Help You with Lupus-Related Hair Loss (Video)

Tags: androgenic hair thinning, hair loss, lupus, medications, systemic lupus erythematosus, videos

Doctors treat hair loss in lupus patients with medications such as steroid lotions or prednisone. Talk to your doctor early to best manage the condition.


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Good News If You Have Multiple Sclerosis: Generic Medication

Tags: brain health, medications, MS, multiple sclerosis, treatments

For people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), medications that control symptoms are often costly. The good news is that as patents expire, it opens the possibility for generic versions to become available.


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New Medications May Stop Your Recurrent Pericarditis

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart medication, medications, pericarditis

Pericarditis disables otherwise healthy young adults after injury or infection. New drugs offer hope when repeat bouts of the inflammatory disease resist traditional treatment.


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Opiates Kill More People Than Car Accidents (Video)

Tags: addiction, drug safety, drugs, medications, opioids, pain medication, prescriptions

Opiates are the major cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. Accidental overdoses from opiates, including codeine, morphine and heroin, kill more people than automobile and other motor vehicle accidents.