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Top Resources for People With Leukemia

If you need help after a leukemia diagnosis, check out these organizations and websites for medical information, emotional support, and financial help.

By Eileen Bailey

Is Your High Blood Pressure or Heart Drug on the Recall List?

Since July 2018, a number medications used to treat hypertension and other heart conditions have been recalled by the manufacturers, according to the FDA.

By Diane Domina

Monkeys on ADHD Meds Don't Show Signs of Heart Damage

A common stimulant medication used to treat ADHD probably does not cause heart damage, according to a long-term study funded by the NIH.

By Diane Domina

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Insulin

When you live with diabetes, deciding to start insulin medication can be intimidating. Here's everything I wish I knew before I made the transition.

By Corinna Cornejo

Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Elizabeth Millard

Metastatic Breast Cancer Nausea Solutions

Metastatic breast cancer treatment can involve chemotherapy, radiation, and medication, which can cause nausea. Here are some solutions for this side effect.

By Elizabeth Millard

Knee Arthritis Pain Meds May Not Really Work

Researchers analyzed the results of 47 randomized clinical trials and found uncertainty about the long-term effectiveness of osteoarthritis treatments.

By Diane Domina

This Type of Antibiotic Could Cause Aortic Rupture, FDA Warns

Fluoroquinolones can increase the occurrence of dangerous bleeding or death from aortic dissection or aortic aneurism, according to a warning issued by the FDA.

By Diane Domina

Strategies for Managing Schizophrenia Medication Side Effects

Medication typically used to treat schizophrenia often have side effects. Here are some strategies to manage the side effects so they don’t interfere with your daily life.

By Eileen Bailey

Immunotherapy: A Cure for Some Lung Cancers?

With immunotherapy, some patients with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer can skip chemotherapy altogether and are living for years with their disease in check.

By Sheila M. Eldred