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Drug Information Center

This Week's Feature

Are Drugs on the Net Safe?

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The Internet provides convenient shopping with anonymity and sometimes with significant discounts. These traits have led many people to choose the Internet for their medication needs. Some sites, though, may be more interested in profits than the safety and efficacy of their products. For some products, it may simply cause buyer’s remorse, but for others it can have serious health consequences.

 

Natural and Alternative Treatments

Chinese herb image Some people may consider turning to alternative medicine to manage their disease. But what has been proven to work and what hasn't? Search here for detailed information on almost 200 conditions, nearly 350 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions.

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