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3D-Printed Drugs to Revolutionize Prescription Medicine

You knew it had to happen sooner or later. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the use of a 3D-printed pill. The drug—known as Sprita—is designed to treat specific seizures i…

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CVS Insurance Drops Viagra

CNBC has confirmed that CVS/Caremark insurance is removing Viagra, along with a host of other name-brand drugs, from its roster of coverage. CVS stores will continue to stock the drug, but those under…

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Drug Use at Festivals Doesn’t Have to End in Hospitalization or Arrest

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is earning praise for an innovative approach to reducing drug harm. With help from an Indiegogo campaign, the Zendo Project seeks to re…

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This Surprising Food Could be Interfering with Your Medication

Your breakfast could cause your medications to go from safe to harmful. Find out which drugs interact with this surprising breakfast food. It has been a pretty rough cold and flu season around here…

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Would You Swallow a Magnetic Pill?

Swallowing a pill is one thing. Getting its ingredients to where it’s needed in the most efficient manner is quite another, especially for some time-release pills. This problem could be solved, say re…

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FDA Approves Pain-Killer Linked to Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first generic version of Celebrex (celecoxib), a potent and potentially lethal pain-killer.  Celebrex was the lone survivor of the "bi…

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Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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Dangers of Statin Drugs

Sadly, a quarter of the U.S. population over age 45 takes statin drugs, the pharmaceutical industry’s Number One money maker, largely due to relentless advertising, which a recent study found may be d…

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How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex

This week's episode of "Perfectly Imperfect Parents" on The Chopra Well is all about how to talk with your kids about sex. Dr. Cara Natterson from the show shares her thoughts and tips. Number 1 pie…

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Has The Health Care Industry Lost Its Moral Compass?

Medicine is filled with good people doing the best they can to operate in a bad system. In my experience, most people in the health care industry are doing their jobs well. They just don’t realize tha…

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