Consumer health basics
Do over-the-counter products work? Learn more about whether peptides, retinols and other anti-wrinkle cream ingredients help improve your skin.
Warfarin side effects are dangerous and put you at risk of heavy bleeding. Learn more about what to watch for and how you can prevent side effects from occurring.
Thalidomide — Learn about the history, research, side effects and uses, including multiple myeloma treatment, of thalidomide and related drugs.
Statin side effects can be uncomfortable but are rarely dangerous.
How to administer first aid for insect bites or stings.
There's no good evidence that so-called fertility herbs and supplements actually improve fertility.
Depo-Provera, a contraceptive injection that's given every three months, contains the hormone progestin to help protect from unintended pregnancy.
Coenzyme Q10 might help reduce the muscle aches some people experience while taking cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins.
How to recognize and provide first aid for anaphylaxis.
Learn more about allergy medications. Find out what they do and how they can help your symptoms.