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Alternatives for Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, 70 million Americans (one in three adults) suffer from arthritis. Prescribed medications have potential side effects, but there are ways to cope with the pain.

St. John’s Wort

St. John's Wort is a popular herbal treatment for depression. Download the pdf guide.

Key Aspirin Information

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Drug Library Resources

Looking for more information on a drug you’ve been perscribed, or considering asking your doctor about a new medication? Brush up on the facts in our drug library.

  • Fluticasone

    Flovent HFA is an inhaler for the maintenance and prevention of asthma. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=7947 Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flovent…

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    • Salmeterol

      Overview Serevent is a long-acting bronchodilator. This asthma inhaler is gaining in popularity because of its convenience: it is usually prescribed for use just twice daily (morning and evening). The long duration of action(up to 12 hours)a may help prevent night-time asthma attacks.Serevent Inhala…

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      • Albuterol

        Overview Albuterol is one of the more commonly prescribed asthma inhalers in this country. Although this medicine is also available in tablet form for oral use, the aerosol formulation is less likely to cause general side effects and is more frequently prescribed. Inhaled albuterol is prescribed for…

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        Herb Library Resources

        We’ve prepared a library of information on healthy herbs, where to find them and how to use them. Get started with the articles listed below, or click ‘View Herb Library’ to explore on your own!

        • Licorice

          The roots of this plant are widely used, not only in European herbal medicine but also in the traditional Chinese pharmacopoeia. In China and parts of Russia, the species used is G. uralensis; it is known in Chinese as gan cao. The scientific name for the genus refers to the sweet taste of the root.…

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          • Psyllium

            Psyllium seeds (also known as blond psyllium or ispaghula) are derived from a species of plantain that is native to India and Iran. The seeds are small and reddish-brown, with no distinctive aroma and almost no flavor. They absorb water and become surrounded with mucilage that has excellent emulsify…

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            • Passion Flower

              Several species of Passiflora are native to the Americas, but the one generally used as a botanical is P. incarnata. This perennial vine grows wild in the southeastern United States as far north as Virginia and as far west as southeast Kansas. It is sometimes called maypop or apricot vine because of…

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