Statins, the cholesterol-lowering drugs taken by millions of Americans to prevent heart disease, have important health benefits — but taking them isn't risk-free.
That mystery leg pain that comes and goes.... The thought of peripheral artery disease may never cross your mind, but the American Heart Association is urging doctors and their patients — especially women — to pay more attention to this serious circulation condition.
Taking the commonly-used antibiotic, amoxicillin, for most acute sinus infections doesn’t help with the symptoms or speed up recovery, according to a new study published in the Feb. 15 issue of the Journal of American Medical Association.
Falls are a major safety risk in nursing homes, and a new study has found dementia patients in nursing homes taking antidepressants and sedatives are at an even higher risk of falling.