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Surprisingly common in the elderly, what looks like dementia may be a state of confusion brought on by a mix of meds — and simply being in the hospital.
The Pros and Cons of Probiotics
Fighting the side effects of antibiotics with probiotics can be effective for most but risky for some....
Drugs and Pregnancy Part 2: Easing Nausea
How to tackle nausea during pregnancy
Drugs in Pregnancy Part 3: Colds, Coughs, Flu, Allergies
If you're pregnant and suffering through your umpteenth respiratory event, you're not alone.
Drugs in Pregnancy Part 4: Antibiotics
If you're wondering whether taking an antibiotic is a good idea or harmful to your baby, the answer is a resounding ... it depends.
Drugs in Pregnancy Part 5: Sleep Medication
Being pregnant makes sleep problematic for many women, for a whole host of reasons.
Drugs in Pregnancy Part 6: Antidepressants
The risks of antidepressants during pregnancy.
Should You Join a Clinical Trial? - MedShadow
Participating in research can be a great way to benefit from experimental treatment (and maybe earn a little $$). 8 things to know before you sign up....
Corticosteroids Are Bad for Bones (and Health)
Not all corticosteroids are created equal. Systemic forms of these drugs have harmful effects that outweigh their benefits....