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OTC

Heartburn … or worse?

If you've gotten to where over-the-counter meds are part of your daily routine, see a doctor.

Pain cream—a paltry palliative?

Study finds ointments marketed for a wide range of a conditions—including nerve pain, burns, sprains and back pain—are often ineffective.

Don’t overlook OTC nasal sprays

Allergists say these inexpensive, widely available treatments are most often the best answer to seasonal allergies.

Kids and meds: ­­8 tips for safe dosing

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

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