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  • Antibiotics Awareness is Good for Your Health January 16, 2020

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    Antibiotics Awareness

    Spurred by Alexander Fleming’s serendipitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have rightfully become wonder drugs, often able to change the course of deadly bacterial infections in a matter of days. ...

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  • Manage Prescription Drugs Effectively November 26, 2019

    Manage Prescription Drugs Effectively

    Managing Prescription Drugs: From Pickup to Take Back

    If you are not taking your prescription medications as directed (or at all), you’re far from alone. Compliance is estimated at just 50% among U.S. patients. Unfortunately, adherence is a direct impact ...

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  • Medical Marijuana Myths April 2, 2019

    Medical Marijuana Myths

    Smoking Out the Myths: Medical Marijuana

    Does medical marijuana offer a solution to treating epilepsy, chronic pain, anxiety and neurogenerative diseases? Or is it an untested, potentially unsafe treatment that will eventually turn ...

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  • Pain Management: The New Approach September 25, 2018

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    The New Approach to Pain Management: Fewer Pills, Lower Doses, More Vigilance

    It’s hard to imagine a medical crisis more widely discussed, dissected and debated in the last two years than opioid abuse. As ...

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  • The Painful New Reality of Opioid Prescriptions November 20, 2017

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    Nothing erodes the quality of life faster than pain and unfortunately more than half of American adults report they live with it on a chronic, recurring basis. That makes it easy to understand why, when seemingly ...

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  • Unlocking the Genetic Code: Spotlighting Pharmacogenomics November 20, 2017

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    This is the first in a series exploring some of the most promising advances inspired by the Human Genome project. From the burgeoning field of pharmacogenomics to consumer genetic ...

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