Category Archives: Health Information

Genetics can predict success of psychiatric medications

GeneSight Psychotropic Test The enhancement of GeneSight Psychotropic test helps clinicians make individualized antidepressant and antipsychotic medication decisions for patients with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other behavioral health disorders. GeneSight Psychotropic now covers 38 FDA-approved … Continue reading

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CVS Stops Selling Cigarettes

  CVS Stops Selling Cigarettes   Smoking is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. It causes many different cancers including cancers of the throat, mouth, nasal cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix … Continue reading

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Suboxone Copay Card

Suboxone Copay Card Suboxone is a narcotic that helps treat opioid dependence. Free Suboxone samples may be available to help opioid-dependent patients access their medicine at no cost. Additional assistance is available in the form of a copay assistance program … Continue reading

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Snacks That Are Healthier Than They Seem

Toby Amidor, M.S., R.D., C.D.N. Food Network Peanut Butter Not all peanut butters are created equal. Some are made from only peanuts and salt (which is what you want), while others are a combo of peanuts, sugar and a variety … Continue reading

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[FDA Recall] – Organic Traditions Brand Chocolates

[FDA Recall] – Organic Traditions Brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts, Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts With Chili, Dark Chocolate Almonds, And Dark Chocolate Almonds With Chili Health Matters America Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Organic Traditions Brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts, … Continue reading

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FDA loosens restrictions on diabetes drug Avandia

FDA loosens restrictions on diabetes drug Avandia By Ashley Hayes, CNN November 25, 2013 — Updated 2034 GMT (0434 HKT) (CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it was loosening restrictions on the controversial diabetes drug Avandia … Continue reading

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AARP MedicareRx Plan

AARP MedicareRx Plan UnitedHealthcare, an insurance company, helps patients save money on prescription medications through AARP MedicareRx Plan. You can choose from three programs with varying coverage options. Two of the programs, AARP MedicareRx Preferred and AARP MedicareRx Enhanced, have … Continue reading

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