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How Your Genes Influence What Medicines Are Right for You

The Conversation US | Posted 11.22.2015 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Pharmacists, physicians and researchers have tried for decades to understand why the same medication, at the same dose, can work well for some people but not for others, or why some people need higher or lower doses of the same drug, or why some people have side effects, while others do not.

Could Taking a Common Pain Reliever Affect Your Fertility?

Dr. David Adamson | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women
Dr. David Adamson

The news these days is full of things to do -- and not do -- if you want to increase your chances of getting and staying pregnant. Add another item to the list, according to a small study presented at a Rome medical conference in June -- taking common anti-inflammatory pain relievers.

Why Red Wine Gives You A Headache

Food52 | Posted 11.03.2015 | Taste

Why do I feel like I already have a hangover the same night that I've been drinking? All I had was two glasses of red wine. With dinner. What gives? Why do some people sometimes get headaches from drinking red wine?

To Your Health

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Patient: "Doctor, I don't feel well, and I'm not sure why." Doctor: "I want you to meditate for 20 minutes twice a day, exercise for at least 30 min...

Everything You Should Know About Picking The Right Over-The-Counter Painkiller

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Just about anyone who has ever had a headache or some knee pain has probably wondered: "How can I make this go away?" Over-the-counter pain relieve...

How Old Is Advil?

Brian Shactman | Posted 07.19.2014 | World
Brian Shactman

When you think of innovation, whether it be technological or otherwise, the pace is generally unnerving. Even though breakthrough drugs are less common these days, it was a bit of a shock at how young something so ubiquitous as Advil actually is.

Curcumin: Spicy Painkiller Finally Delivers on Promise

Joel Brokaw | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Brokaw

Proponents cite exciting research about this powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. They claim curcumin in its optimized form is a healthier and more effective alternative to pain medications like Advil, Motrin and prescription drugs.