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Is the best diabetes med not a drug at all?

Has the golden key to curing diabetes been found? With over 30 million people in the U.S. suffering from type 2, it would be worth billions – the pot of gold at the end of the pharmaceutical rainbow. Except for one little detail: This amazing way to lower blood sugar and reverse many of the […] Read

Is ‘modest’ pain relief worth risking hazardous hypertension?

Meloxicam is an Rx med that’s as plentiful as potato salad on the Fourth of July. Stiff knees… arthritis pain… back problems? Meloxicam to the rescue! While that name may not be as familiar to you as ibuprofen or aspirin, it’s also an NSAID, and it’s prescribed by docs over 22 million times a year. […] Read

Is it worth taking this risk for 20/20 vision?

How much would you be willing to risk if it meant that you could stop wearing glasses? Sure, they’re annoying and costly… and just when you think you’re all set, you get a new Rx! But at least when you get the right pair, you can see well. For many who have forked over a […] Read

3 steps to keep your pharmacist from killing you

Picking up an Rx at a pharmacy counter seems so simple — a quick transaction you probably don’t think twice about. After all, pharmacists are highly trained, right? And since prescriptions are mostly sent electronically these days, they no longer have to decipher your doctor’s scrawl! But every year in the U.S., over 2 million […] Read

The big fat hoax known as the heart-risk calculator

News flash! Big Pharma’s pride and joy, what’s known as the heart-risk calculator, is broken! Researchers from Stanford University are sounding the alarm about a tool used by doctors everywhere to determine your risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke. But actually, this so-called calculator is doing the exact job it was designed for […] Read

How brushing your teeth can be hazardous to your health

You may remember the big fuss that was made about the antibacterial ingredient triclosan last year. The chemical got a lot of press when it was “banned” by the FDA. But get this… that was only for soaps and hand sanitizers! Whatever news you’ve heard about the risk of triclosan before, however, will pale in […] Read

How to take a nasty illness and make it much worse

It’s a case of the treatment being worse than the illness. Shigellosis is an unpleasant intestinal infection that hits around half a million people in the U.S. each year. Its main features are frequent (sometimes bloody) diarrhea, pain, and fever. So, if it seems far-fetched to you that a pill to treat this nasty bug […] Read

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