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By Aimee Simone, Assistant Editor
Of college students who used medications to aid study during final exams, 33% obtained the drugs without a doctor’s prescription.
By Aimee Simone, Assistant Editor
The number of measles cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during the first 5 months of 2014 is the highest reported for that period since 1994.
The 2014 OTC Guide supplement issue, website, and mobile app, touted on the TODAY show, announce the most recommended OTC products in more than 150 categories.
By Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Although gastroenterologists believe store brand products are as effective as their brand name counterparts, many still recommend the brand name products.
By Aimee Simone, Assistant Editor
A study in Sweden found that violent crime rates were reduced by 45% among patients with psychiatric disorders who were prescribed antipsychotics.
By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
New hypertension guidelines from the American Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension differ from the JNC 8 guidelines on several key points.
By Aimee Simone, Assistant Editor
An FDA report concludes that aspirin’s risks may outweigh its benefits in patients who do not have a history of cardiovascular problems.
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In a potentially crippling setback to the Affordable Care Act, a panel of judges from a federal court of appeals ruled that it is illegal for the federal government to provide subsidies for health insurance purchased through federally run exchanges.
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