Deaths are increasing yearly from prescription opioid addiction. Experts say we have to work together to combat the epidemic, but big hurdles exist.
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A lack of clinical evidence exists.
New medical devices provide innovative treatments for diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Drugmakers introduced medications to treat a variety of ailments.
Forty states now allow for treatment that derives from the marijuana plant, but the federal government still considers it to be illegal.
Severe side effects can cause pain and loss of sight.
New tests for diseases make it likely that a treatment will be right for you.
There's little to no benefit in treating moderate depression.
Experts disagree on what constitutes success.
Innovations in massage-chair technology are bound to hit the spot for consumers.
Don't rely on marketing claims that the facilities tout.
Drugmakers want more freedom to market the use of so-called off-label prescriptions.
Some medical mobile applications do what they claim to do, but others just siphon bucks from your pocket.
As technologies change in hearing-aids, consumers still must navigate a maze of confusion when it’s purchase time.
Innovations that are saving lives.
Dental services and alternatives: alluring but suspicious.
False promises of “miracle” arthritis cures persist.
The number of unnecessary surgeries is rising.
Over-the-counter treatments are not your best options.
There is no link between autism and vaccines. Harmful preservatives are no longer used. But some groups still propagate parents’ fears.
Researchers are devising ways to make rehabilitation more affordable and accessible, and doctors and therapists are striving to prove it saves money and lives.
Influence by frame makers decreases the medical focus for this product.
More Americans are turning to joint replacement as a pain remedy, but it’s uncertain whether the latest procedures are worth braving the surgeon’s knife.
New methods for treating drug and alcohol abusers have created confusion and sometimes flawed choices for consumers.