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Supplement Recall Serves as a Reminder of Their Hidden Dangers

Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are medicines sold directly to a consumer without a prescription from a health care professional, as compared to prescription drugs, which may be sold only to consumers possessing a valid prescription. OTC drugs are usually regulated by active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), not final products. By regulating APIs instead of specific drug formulations, governments allow manufacturers freedom to formulate ingredients, or combinations of ingredients, into proprietary mixtures.

Posted on 9 October 2015 | 5:27 pm

Dr. Naomi Lawrence Discusses a New Treatment for That Dreaded “Double Chin”

Submental fullness (double chin) is a common yet undertreated condition that can detract from an otherwise balanced and harmonious facial appearance, leading to an older and heavier look. Submental fullness can affect adults – both women and men – of all ages, weight and gender. Influenced by multiple factors including aging and genetics, submental fullness is often resistant to diet and exercise. According to a survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), nearly as many consumers are bothered by submental fullness (68 percent) as by lines and wrinkles around the eyes (71 percent).

Posted on 8 October 2015 | 3:41 pm

Prostate Cancer – Recognizing the Signs

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer and a significant concern for older men. Fortunately, men have a lot of treatment options nowadays. So read on and see how you can take action against this disease.

Posted on 11 August 2015 | 8:14 pm

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How to Do Breast Self-Exams

Checks should be done once a month, doctor recommends.

Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds

Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place.

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds.

Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2015