Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Better surgeries, less radiation, and new drugs are changing treatments and offering hope In 1811, Nabby Adams, daughter of President…

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Participating in cancer research can give access to life-saving drugs Alexa DiVenere was 16 in 2011, when she heard news…

Being Aware of Parkinson’s Drugs

Being Aware of Parkinson’s Drugs

There is a long list of drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease, and many people take a mix of medications to…

Funny Bone

Originally published in the Fall 2015 print edition.

Decoding the Drugstore Aisle

Decoding the Drugstore Aisle

By Megy Karydes The drugstore aisle can be a confusing place to visit on days that you’re feeling well, let…

Doctor’s Orders

Doctor’s Orders

Chronic Pain Should Not Necessitate Chronic Drug Use By Dr. Gena Vennikandam Aches and pains are a part of life.…

Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Better Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Better Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

By Lauren Robb Researchers at Mayo Clinic recently released the results of a new study linking the diabetes drug metformin…

For the Love of Lipitor

Lipitor’s hold on the cholesterol drug market keeps you from saving money, but not much By Patrick Kenney According to…

Drugging our Kids

Will drugs cure ADHD, or are we overdosing? by Eve Becker Who isn’t familiar with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD or…

Just Say Yes?

Just Say Yes?

Legalizing marijuana treatments may improve care and life of sick By Eve Becker Marijuana, pot, dope, grass, mary jane or…