Allergies coming on? Pain got you down? Before taking any medication to remedy the situation, always read the label, follow directions and consider the side effects. For people with heart issues, it’s especially important to know the risks of taking certain medications and herbal supplements.
There are times where festivities abound — and a few drinks later — our heads pound. Some people wonder if they’ve had alcohol, how harmful is it to also take acetaminophen (Tylenol®). An expert weighs in.
Medications. Colds. Cancer treatments. There are lots of things that can make you feel like you’re tasting old pennies or car exhaust. Read our infographic to see if any ring true for you.
The discovery of penicillin in 1928 paved the way for combating infections, which are a leading cause of death. But today we live in an era of antibiotic overuse.
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