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The Costs of Taking Actos

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The Costs of Taking Actos

According to Consumer Reports, Actos (pioglitazone), the oral diabetes medication intended for controlling the blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetics, should only be taken as a last resort and should be otherwise avoided at all costs. The same month Actos was put on the market, Consumer Reports recommended avoiding Actos as a “generic and…

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Pharmacy Group Proposes Putting St. John’s Wort Behind The Counter

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Pharmacy Group Proposes Putting St. John's Wort Behind The Counter

The clinical studies on the effectiveness of the herb St. John Wort (SJW) as a natural treatment for mild to moderate depression are rather extensive and quite impressive. But if a pharmacy advocacy group has their way, your local pharmacist will keep its supply of SJW behind the counter and will give it to you…

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Safer Birth Control Options: The Dangers of Yaz

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Safer Birth Control Options: The Dangers of Yaz

Many argue that there is no guaranteed “safe” birth control option, as no birth control (other than abstinence)  is 100%  effective in preventing pregnancy, however, there are “safer”  birth control options than the controversial and potentially dangerous oral contraceptive, Yaz.  Yaz, a top selling contraceptive from the Bayer Company, has an unsettling amount of serious…

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