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Do You Need T3?

Traditional treatment for thyroid hormone replacement is T4, but more and more patients are turning to T3 to balance their levels.

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How is Hypothyroidism Treated?

Featuring traditional and nontraditional options.

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Your Thyroid and the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

If you have high-normal levels of thyroid hormone within the reference range, research now confirms that you face an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

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Don't Blame New Meds for Rising Drug Prices

The development of newer medications does increase drug prices overall but a study suggests drug manufacturers hike the prices of older medicines too.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.