Medications can be lifesaving and life-improving, but they often come with risks and side effects. Many people don't know how well their kidneys are functioning, so they don't realize that they may need to make modifications to their treatment regimen.
Be careful: those seemingly harmless over-the-counter pills you grab for your pain actually could create greater health issues for you. And, honestly, is it time for you to rethink your reflexive grab for a pill?
The world's largest retailer was sued by the state of New Jersey two years ago for selling infant formula and over-the-counter drugs after the product expiration date. On Tuesday, Wal-Mart agreed to pay $775,000 in civil penalties and legal bills.