Medications

Medications

Is Your Medication Making You Suicidal?

The use of certain common medications is linked to suicidal thinking. Find out which ones you need to beware of...

Medications

New MRI Danger

With some MRIs you get an injection of the contrast agent gadolinium but gadolinium can be toxic.

Medications

A Better Way to Take a Tablet

Some medications can be formulated to be taken under the tongue. Here's why these sublingual medications might be helpful for you.

Medications

Time to Take Your Digital Pill?

Remembering to take medication can be challenging. But is a new high-tech digital pill the answer? Read on to find out how this new pill works…

Medications

The Dangers of Acid Suppressing Drugs

Acid-suppressing drugs are commonly prescribed and taken on an ongoing basis by patients—but this class of drugs is one of the most dangerous you can take.

Medications

Your Medication Could Be in Short Supply

About 10% of US prescription drugs are manufactured in Puerto Rico. Hurricane damage there may lead to drug shortages.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Are You Using Your Medications Properly?

You'd be hard-pressed to find any adult American who isn't medicated with something. But are you taking it properly? And…do you really need it???

Medications

Finding the Correct Prescription Medication

Often, there is more than one prescription drug available to treat a specific health condition. In this video, Dr. David…

Marijuana

What You Need to Know When Purchasing Medical Marijuana

A growing number of states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and it is now possible for people to walk…

Medications

Questions to Ask Your Anesthesiologist When You’re Pregnant

In this video, Dr. David Sherer, anesthesiologist and author of Bottom Line’s What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You blog, lists…

Medications

Alternatives to Opioids After Surgery

Traditionally, opioid medications have been prescribed for postsurgical pain, but given the ongoing opioid-addiction epidemic, doctors are in search of…

Marijuana

Medical Marijuana for Pain Relief

In this video, Dr. David Sherer, anesthesiologist and author of Bottom Line’s What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You blog, talks…

Pink Eye

Need a Warm Compress for Your Eye? Try a Potato!

If you’ve got a stye (an infected gland at the base of an eyelash or under the eyelid) or a…

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Opioids and Pain Management

Almost 15 million people around the world are addicted to opioid painkillers. While much attention is being paid to the…

Medications

3 Questions for Your Anesthesiologist

In this video, Dr. David Sherer, anesthesiologist and author of Bottom Line’s What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You blog, lists…