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I heard that the FDA says decongestants don’t work. Should I stop taking them?

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A: Decongestants containing phenylephrine don’t work, but those containing pseudoephedrine are still very effective. It might not be cold season quite yet, but a recent FDA review on a common decongestant called phenylephrine might have you worried that one of your favorite over-the-counter remedies should be tossed out. Walking down the pharmacy’s “cough and cold” Read more…

Narcan (naloxone) is now on your local pharmacy shelves as an over-the-counter medicine!

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Have you heard? Narcan (naloxone), the nasal spray that saves people from dying of opioid overdose, is now on your local pharmacy shelves as an over-the-counter medicine! Yep, you read that right! Recently, the manufacturer of Narcan began shipping out the two-dose, 4-milligram nasal spray to pharmacies such as Walgreens, Walmart, and Rite Aid. What Read more…

Do CPAP machines work?

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A: TL; DR. Yes! CPAP machines are devices that help patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) by preventing the collapse of the airway during sleep. If you have concerns about your sleep health, talk to your doctor. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common (and treatable) sleep-related breathing disorder with prevalence rates around 15% for Read more…

Nerdy Girls Live 04/28/23

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Those Nerdy Girls offer up straight talk about sex, gender, chocolate and Mifepristone, plus an update on COVID-19 boosters. Hosted by: – Mary-Kathleen Haber, FNP-C, MSN, IBCLC, TNG Contributing Member, Reproductive Squad – Chana Davis, PhD: TNG Contributing Writer & Founder of Fueled by Science ➡️ Hello and Introductions (00:00-01:10) ➡️ What are the latest Read more…