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medication

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Generic EpiPen gains doctors’ approval

Severe allergy sufferers can now get a lower-cost option with the newly approved product.

FDA approves first drug aimed at preventing migraines

People who thought their migraines were difficult to prevent may actually have hope of finding pain relief.

Fighting a cold or flu? Beware of overdosing

The risk is great as people take over-the-counter medications designed to treat multiple symptoms.

Is your medication expired?

When should you discard prescription and OTC drugs?

Bye-bye flu shot, hello patch?

Early results appear promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine.

Kids and meds: ­­8 tips for safe dosing

What to know about giving over-the-counter medications to children.

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

In labor, use BRAIN

This handy concept offers a great reference for moms as they weigh the risks and rewards of labor choices.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed the bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

Group B strep test: Do it for baby

You may have heard about this test for pregnant moms—but do you know how important it is for your baby's health?

Delivery time: Steps to pain management

Think of your options as rungs on a ladder.