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Pharmacy and Medications

Medicines have been used to help mankind ease suffering and promote healing for over 4,000 years. Over time, the ability to diagnose and treat diseases has steadily grown. Some of the greatest and most rapid advances in medicine have occurred in our lifetime, such as the discovery of antibiotics, insulin, and drugs to fight cancer, just to name a few. Today we have access to many medicines that protect and prolong life.

Along with more drugs being available to our health care professionals, the recent trend (More)

Understanding Pharmacy and Medications

  • Drug Safety
  • Avoiding Drug Interactions (FDA)
  • Drug and Medical Device Safety: Overviews
  • Medicines: Overviews
  • Antibiotics: Overviews
  • Cancer Chemotherapy: Overviews
  • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs
  • Over-the-Counter Medicines: Overviews
  • Home Pharmacy
  • Osteoporosis Medications: Before the Bone Breaks
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  • Commonly Asked Questions

  • Are There any Fat Burners that Work?
  • Aspirin and Breastfeeding
  • Combination Vaccine and Monovalent Vaccine
  • Diuretics and Allergies
  • Do Cosmetics Expire?
  • Do Drugs Vary in Strength Depending on the Route of Administration?
  • Does Aluminum Cause Breast Cancer?
  • Drug Interactions
  • Estrogen Pill and their Effect
  • Flu Vaccine Northern Vs Southern
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    NetWellness Expert Bella   Mehta

    Bella Mehta, PharmD, BS
    The Ohio State University

    Last Updated: Apr 07, 2016