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What to do When Your Asthma Medication is Discontinued

I took many asthma medications as a child that are no longer offered. Should I be concerned as to why they’re no longer offered? What could any long-term side effects be?

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Go Into Remission?

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, remission is the Holy Grail, but drug-free remission is rare and usually temporary. Here's what you should know.

Cold Remedies on Methotrexate?

Methotrexate helps control rheumatoid arthritis, but it also makes you vulnerable to colds. Here are the cold remedies you can safely take.

What to Do When You Miss a Birth Control Pill

Missed a pill or two? Don’t panic — here’s what to do to get back on track and stay protected against pregnancy.

What Fruits Can You Eat With Diabetes?

Even with diabetes, fruits like cantaloupe can be an important part of a healthy diet, as long as you pay attention to the carbs as part of your meal plan.

Are Nutritional Supplements (like Boost® and Ensure®) Good For You?

Consuming nutritional supplements can be great if you aren’t getting enough calories, protein, vitamins, etc. — but too much can also put a person at risk for malnutrition.

Can Teens Get Breast Cancer?

Should young women be concerned about breast cancer? What about after breast reduction surgery? Our expert answers.

Elevated CEA Levels After Breast Cancer: Should You Worry?

Allen’s wife is a seven-year survivor of breast cancer. Now, he asks, should he be concerned about her high CEA reading?

White Wine and Blood Pressure Risks

Is white wine safe for persons with high blood pressure?

How to Maintain Muscle as You Age

Muscle mass begins to decline in your 50s, but there are ways to combat it!