Internists can provide a medical home to patients with heart failure so that medications and supplements are regularly assessed and managed, according to experts.
This post by Steven Simmons, MD, originally appeared at Better Health. I don't know if I can do it this time. A month ago, when it appea...
This week the FDA issued a warning about the antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax). The media stories have some patients terrified and some o...
Despite the rising rates of obesity, smoking is still the single leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Quitting smoking is very dif...
Many patients express concern about being on long term medications. In my view, their concerns are well-founded. At times the treatment can ...
How can you keep the contents of one patient's medicine cabinet from getting into everyone's drinking water? Eventually, physicians could even be asked to pay attention to environmental impact when deciding which drugs to prescribe.
Few drug ads in peer review journals meet all FDA guidelines, although most ads meet most criteria, and there was little outright bias, a st...
This update covers a revised warning on testosterone products about the risk of venous thromboembolism, and approval of a fast-acting inhaled insulin to treat diabetes in adults.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
Here at Skeptic North, we've often been a sharp critic of those herbal remedies that are unable to withstand the scrutiny of science. Yet na...