Learn 14 Tips for Parents using Over-The-Counter (OTC) Medications for Your Kids.
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Learn whether allergy shots can help you deal with your allergies.
Learn how to safely take over-the-counter antacids and acid reducers to relieve heartburn.
Learn how to safely take over-the-counter antidiarrheals.
Antibiotic resistance is when antibiotics no longer work against bacteria. Learn why this is a problem and how you can…
Antibiotic resistance is when antibiotics no longer work against bacteria. Help prevent antibiotic resistance by learning to identify when antibiotics…
Learn how to safely take over-the-counter antiemetic medicines to help relieve nausea and vomiting.
Learn about antihistamines and how to safely take your prescription antihistamine.
Learn about antihistamines, when they’re used and how to safely take them.
Some medicines might make your asthma symptoms worse. Learn what medicines might cause problems before you take them.
Learn about how to safely take beta-blockers, a type of medicine often used to treat high blood pressure and heart…
Measuring your blood pressure at home and keeping a record of the measurements will show you and your doctor how…
Learn about the use and side effects of botulinum toxin injections to control muscle spasms.
Information about breast cysts and breast cyst aspiration.
Learn about the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, a device that treats arrhythmia by sending an electric current to the heart.
Medical information about the chickenpox vaccine from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Learn what medicines your doctor may prescribe to help lower your cholesterol levels.
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Learn about the medicines used to treat chronic pain (pain that lasts a long time), including acetaminophen, NSAIDs and…
Learn what happens when you have a colposcopy.
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