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Doxycycline vs. minocycline

Doxycycline vs. minocycline

Doxycycline vs. minocycline: What’s the difference? Doxycycline and minocycline are tetracycline antibiotics used to treat many different types of infections, including respiratory tract infections due to Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Doxycycline and minocycline are also used to treat Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus, and acne. Brand names for doxycycline include Vibramycin, Oracea, […]

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Aldactone (spironolactone) vs. Lasix (furosemide)

Aldactone (spironolactone) vs. Lasix (furosemide)

Aldactone vs. Lasix: What’s the difference? Aldactone (spironolactone) and Lasix (furosemide) are types of diuretics used to remove excess fluid from the body in congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease. Aldactone also is used to counteract the effects of excessive adrenal aldosterone production (hyperaldosteronism). Side effects of Aldactone and that are […]

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For Women With HIV, Daily Life Can Impede Fight Against Virus

For Women With HIV, Daily Life Can Impede Fight Against Virus

Latest HIV News FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Day-to-day struggles prevent many American women with HIV from taking medicines to suppress the AIDS-causing virus, a new study shows. “Survival is a priority over putting a pill in your mouth for a number of our participants, and that is the public health challenge we […]

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Walking During Work Meetings Bring Benefits

Walking During Work Meetings Bring Benefits

Holding work meetings while taking a walk outdoors offers a number of benefits, researchers report. Not only does it provide much needed exercise for people who are often tied to their desks for the entire work day, it can also give them a stress-reducing mental lift. Latest Exercise & Fitness News “A lot of folks […]

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Stomach Flu Home Remedies

Stomach Flu Home Remedies

What is the stomach flu? The stomach flu (gastroenteritis) is an infection of the stomach and intestines. Though it is referred to as the “flu” it is not the same as influenza. Influenza does not always affect the gastrointestinal tract, and most influenza symptoms involve the respiratory tract. Infection of the stomach and intestines is […]

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Sugary Drinks and Fruit Juice May Increase Risk of Early Death

Sugary Drinks and Fruit Juice May Increase Risk of Early Death

<img class="healthday_image" src="http://www.medicationjunction.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/sugary-drinks-and-fruit-juice-may-increase-risk-of-early-death.jpg" alt="News Picture: Sugary Drinks and Fruit Juice May Increase Risk of Early Death”>By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Most folks know that sugary drinks aren’t healthy, but a new study finds fruit juices are not much better. In fact, consuming them […]

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Undeclared Soy in Some Salads, Wraps at Whole Foods Markets

Certain salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold at two Whole Foods Markets 365 in Texas and at Whole Foods Markets in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas have been recalled because they contain undeclared soy, which could put people who are allergic to soy at risk for serious or life-threatening allergic reactions. Latest Allergies News Mayonnaise […]

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25% of those who meditate report negative experiences

25% of those who meditate report negative experiences

Meditation is supposed to help relax the body and mind, but recent research has discovered that more than 25% of people who meditate on a regular basis have experienced an unpleasant psychological event as a result. A recent study probes the dark side of meditation. The research, which features in PLOS ONE, revealed that more […]