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What If You Can’t Afford Insulin?

If you struggle with the cost of your insulin treatments, learn more about your options for managing the costs of this life-saving drug.

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Why Can't I Get the Asthma Inhaler I Need?

Discuss your choices of asthma medications with your doctor. Weigh the convenience and cost and make an informed decision.

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Are Penicillin Allergies Overestimated?

A group of doctors estimate that approximately 95 percent of patients with a recorded penicillin allergy can be treated with the staple antibiotic.

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Starting Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

When a person starts taking insulin it brings a new level of complexity to treating type 2 diabetes. Find out everything there is to know about using insulin.

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Is Your Aging Parent on Too Many Meds?

The older people get, the more prescriptions they take to stay healthy. That's not always a good thing. Find out how to keep your loved ones safe.

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Birth Control Side Effects: A Guide

Some side effects have severe consequences; others are merely annoying. Be aware of all of them.

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'Special K' — From Street Drug to FDA-Approved Depression Treatment

If antidepressants or therapy for depression haven't helped, a newly-approved option might. Esketamine (Spravato) is a fast-acting nasal spray.

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Demand for IUDs Is Up — Here's Why

President Trump recently ramped up his promise to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. Here’s how women are reacting, according to a new study.

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Ask a GI: How Do Biologics Treat Crohn's Disease?

IBD treatment can be confusing—so we went straight to an expert to get your biologics questions answered.

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Your Top Questions About Biologics and Crohn's Answered

Biologics can seriously improve Crohn’s symptoms. Find out if they could help you.