Meducation

Meducation

People in Puerto Rico Can't Get the Same Hepatitis C Meds as Other American Citizens Do

Unlike states, Puerto Rico’s federal funding for Medicaid is capped, leaving health officials with a difficult choice when considering covering hepatitis C drugs.
Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
1.2.19
Meducation

Even the Maker of Ambien Says Ambien Doesn’t Cause Racism

After posting racist comments, Roseanne Barr said she was "Ambien tweeting."
Susan Rinkunas
5.30.18
Meducation

Can You Drink on Antibiotics?

No doctor is going to tell you to go out partying if you’re taking antibiotics. But can you really not drink at all?
Markham Heid
4.24.18
Meducation

Antibiotics Don’t Make Birth Control Less Effective

Your doctor may have told you to use condoms when he handed you an antibiotic prescription, but he's almost certainly wrong.
Jessica Migala
3.29.18
Meducation

How Long Can You Take Antidepressants?

Experts recommend people stay on antidepressants for four to nine months after remission, but some keep taking them for years.
Erene Stergiopoulos
3.27.18
Meducation

An Ingredient in Cough Syrup Could Work as an Antidepressant

It works a little like ketamine.
Mike Wang
3.7.18
Meducation

MDMA Could Help Treat Eating Disorders

Ironic, given that people used to use it as an anorexia aid.
Natasha Preskey
2.8.18
Meducation

Pharmacists in California Can Prescribe Birth Control, But Few Do

Researchers went undercover and were surprised at how few pharmacies were willing to do it.
Abigail Fagan
2.5.18
united states of addiction

My Trauma Led Me to Self-Medicate With Heroin

PTSD and opioid addiction apparently go hand-in-hand.
Elizabeth Brico
1.30.18
Meducation

The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.
Matt Jancer
1.24.18
Sleep

Why Does Cough Syrup Give Me Such Trippy Dreams?

Welcome to the weird world of REM rebound.
Michelle Malia
1.23.18
Opioids

Walmart Is Making It Safer to Throw Away Prescription Painkillers

More than 65 percent of people who misuse prescription opioids get them from family and friends.
Jesse Hicks
1.17.18
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