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Medicines liked the Pill, aspirin and antibiotics have hidden side-effects

Millions of us take medication for everything from pain, infections and contraception to blood pressure, diabetes and menopausal symptoms. However the same drugs that help with these health issues might actually be draining us of important vitamins and minerals. We asked the experts to reveal the nutrient interactions potentially caused by common drugs, and how… Read More »

Families often share potentially dangerous antibiotics: study

(Reuters Health) – A substantial proportion of parents confessed to giving their children antibiotics that had been prescribed for someone else, according to survey results presented by U.S. researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics conference in Orlando, Florida. The practice promotes antibiotic resistance and risks exposing children to dangerous dosages, expired drugs with harmful… Read More »