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How to Safely and Effectively Give Meds to Pets

Though it'd be a lot easier if they did, not all dogs and cats will take a pill that's simply dropped in their food. Luckily, there are tons of different ways you can "trick" your pet into taking t…

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Taking Medication? Stay on Top of Birth Control

Medication can be a great tool for improving healthóbut some medicines that are wonderful for you can cause problems for a developing pregnancy. So if you use certain types of medication, itís extra i…

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Fruits and Vegetables Are the Doctor’s New Orders

By Lacy Hansen for Diets In Review If youíre like me, you grow quickly irritated with how our country treats illnesses and symptoms with pills for 'this' and 'that,' yet we never prescribe preventa…

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Antidepressants: Setting Expectations

Unfortunately, the beneficial effects of antidepressants are always a bit delayed. Watch this video to learn how long your medication will take to work.…

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Treating Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile arthritis is entirely manageable--if the patient is treated rigorously, with the most effective medications available. Find out about the most potent medications and therapies.…

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Drug Therapy Pros & Cons

Medication relieves your joint pain, but is the relief worth the side effects? Watch this video to learn about the negatives and positives.…

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Does What I Eat or Drink Affect My Sleep?

Definitely. Caffeine and alcohol are the two biggest culprits, but other substances may affect your sleep too. Caffeine even in small doses blocks sleep neurotransmitters. If you have a problem wit…

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