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March 2016
Generic Drugs vs. Brand-Name Drugs

Are Generic Drugs as Effective as Brand-Name Drugs? A generic drug is the same as a brand-name drug in dosage, safety, strength, quality, the way it works, the way it…

Medication Adherence
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February 2016
What Your Pharmacist Should Know About You

"Help your pharmacist to know you and understand any limitations to your care," says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Mary E. Kremzner, Pharm.D., M.P.H. "Pharmacists really want to help…

Medication Adherence
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January 2016
3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Starting a New Medication

When it comes to starting a new drug, it’s normal to have questions— and your doctor expects it. "Patients worry their questions might be interpreted as second-guessing,” says Orly Avitzur,…

Medication Adherence
A man checking his blood sugar level by glucometer at home
January 2016
What is Prediabetes?

We're hearing more and more about prediabetes in the news these days. What exactly is it? Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they almost always have "prediabetes" - blood-glucose levels…

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January 2016
Are You Drinking Enough Fluids?

It’s important for your body to have plenty of fluids each day. Water helps you digest your food, absorb nutrients and then get rid of the unused waste. With age,…

Healthy Aging
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December 2015
It's Not Too Late to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Did you know that as you get older, you have a greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes? Your risk increases if you are age 45 or older, are overweight…

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