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What You Need To Know Before Ever Taking Another Sleeping Pill

The Society for Women’s Health Research | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
The Society for Women’s Health Research

In an effort to get a good night's sleep, Americans in vast numbers are taking OTC sleep aids frequently and sometimes in addition to prescription sleep aids. The frequency and the additive effects are a potent combination, especially for older Americans.

The Safe Use of Topical Pain Relievers

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 01.26.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Topical pain relievers are generally inexpensive and available in your local drugstore. They contain over-the-counter active ingredients like capsaicin, methyl salicylate or menthol. The following tips are a useful guide to safely using topical pain relievers.

Medicine Abuse: Not Just a Television Plotline

Stephen J. Pasierb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen J. Pasierb

One in 10 teens reports abusing over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines to get high. This fall, there's a new force in the promotion of OTC medicine abuse: network television shows House and Glee.

Too Little, Too Late For Derivatives Oversight

Jill Keto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Keto

Derivatives are a problem of breathtaking scale that cannot be cleaned up with a quick government fix.