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Why Won’t Pharmacies Fill Prescriptions with Authorized Generic Drugs?

How can you get your pharmacist to fill prescriptions with authorized generic drugs? It's a lot harder than you might think, but worth the effort.

Can Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) Help People Recover From Flu?

Is Hand Sanitizer Better Than Soap and Water?

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Will CBD Oil Ease Neuropathic Pain?

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Making Sense of Changing Nutritional Guidelines

Is fish oil helpful or useless? Does eating red meat make any difference for heart health? Can you keep up with changing nutritional guidelines?
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The Life-Saving Science of Spontaneous Healing

When someone recovers unexpectedly from a terminal illness, what happened? What can we learn from the science of spontaneous healing?
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