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In our health guides (typically $2-$3 each) we distill years of knowledge an experience in to quick guides that you can use to make informed health choicesand take control of your treatment options.

Drug Safety Questionnaire + Medical History

Our free drug safety questionnaire helps you get critical information from your doctor or pharmacist. Just print the questionnaire, take it with you, and have the doctor or pharmacist fill it...

Colds, Coughs & the Flu

Download 8 pages of natural approaches to treating colds, including zinc, vitamin C and herbs. Recipes for ginger tea, hot toddies and a powerful chicken soup.

Coumadin Interactions

Download this guide to foods and drugs that are dangerous when combined with this blood thinner. Learn how to balance vitamin K intake.

Dealing with Depression

Download the guide to pros and cons of popular antidepressants; advice on getting off drugs like Cymbalta, Effexor or Paxil; the connection between antidepressants and suicide. Non-drug approaches.

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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.

  • Olmesartan

    Benicar is used to control blood pressure. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=7695Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benicar …

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    • Valsartan

      Overview Diovan is an angiotensin II blocker, similar to Cozaar. It is prescribed for high blood pressure, alone or in combination with other drugs. Because African-American patients benefit less than others from Cozaar, their response to Diovan should be monitored carefully to ensure their blood pr…

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      • Oxcarbazepine

        Trileptal is an anticonvulsant used to treat epilepsy. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=7142 Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trileptal …

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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!

        • Oregon Grape

          Barberry, B. vulgaris, was highly regarded as a useful and even necessary herb in Europe from Elizabethan times and through the eighteenth century. The English settlers brought it with them to America, where they extended the name and reputation of barberry to natives of the west and Northwest. Thes…

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          • Juniper

            This small evergreen is one of several juniper species native to the northern hemisphere. It has the distinction, however, of being the principal flavoring for a commonly used alcoholic beverage, gin. The aromatic "berries" (actually cones of this evergreen) have also been used in herbal medicine fo…

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            • Horse Chestnut

              Horse chestnut trees originated in northern India, the Caucasus, and northern Greece but have long been grown throughout Europe. Relatives in the same genus grow in the United States as California buckeye (A. californica) and Ohio buckeye (A. glabra). The seeds of these plants are toxic, however. Ho…

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