Medical Mystery: Harry Truman takes on a huge responsibility

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Editor's note: Allan B. Schwartz, M.D., a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at Drexel University College... Read more

Heads: Pharma wins. Tails: You lose

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Last week, the Wall Street Journal ran a page one article making the point that even in this low-inflation economy, the pharmaceutical industry... Read more

Legislation is no 'cure' for what ails medical device safety

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The U.S. Senate is poised to pass monumental healthcare legislation, the “21st Century Cures Act” this fall. This bill sailed... Read more

Don’t use liquid docusate sodium stool softener

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have been alerting healthcare professionals... Read more

Medical Mystery: A president’s love of exercise reveals an issue

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Editor's note: Allan B. Schwartz, M.D., a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at Drexel University College... Read more

Clinton v. Trump: Who has a plan for affordable health care?

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Last year all spending in the U.S. on prescription drugs rose by 11.7 percent over 2014, according to a report published in the current American... Read more

A new warning for patients taking multiple medications

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This week the American Heart Association (AHA) released a scientific statement that’s sure to get a lot of attention, and for good reason... Read more

Exercise: Can there be too much of a good thing?

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People who have run a marathon are special, often training several hours per day. The dedication, fitness, commitment, and inner drive required... Read more