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Scientists:ED Drug’s Benefits Extend to Dementia Too

Scientists:ED Drug’s Benefits Extend to Dementia Too

British researchers have uncovered promising preliminary evidence that tadalafil, the active ingredient in the impotence drug Cialis, may someday play a key role in preventing vascular dementia, one of the most common forms of this serious cognitive disorder. As its ...

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Is Legalized Marijuana Cutting Medicare Prescription Costs?

Is Legalized Marijuana Cutting Medicare Prescription Costs?

Against the backdrop of steadily climbing prescription drug prices, a recent study has detected a small — but promising — trend that in time could help to bring those prices under control. The study also indicates that medicinal marijuana might ...

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Halfway Through 2016, We Take Telemedicine’s Temperature

Halfway Through 2016, We Take Telemedicine’s Temperature

Experts who thought telemedicine would be a red-hot solution in 2016 for expanded healthcare access and cost control are finding the response to be slightly tepid. In a recent report, telemedicine was found to be more commonly used and accepted ...

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How Telemedicine is Helping Veterans with Healthcare Access

How Telemedicine is Helping Veterans with Healthcare Access

A panel has determined that viable healthcare solutions exist for the plethora of problems that plague the Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care system. It also appears that telemedicine tops the list of remedies to be used today, and will ...

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Should Your Employer Offer Free Telemedicine?

Should Your Employer Offer Free Telemedicine?

If you could “see your doctor” get a prescription and never have to leave your home or office, would you do it? Some people are opting to manage their healthcare in just that way, through something known as telemedicine – ...

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How to Avoid These 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

How to Avoid These 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

It’ll soon be that time of year when a myriad of confusing Medicare plan options are offered up to those who qualify for a period of open enrollment. But experts say, if you are a beneficiary, you need to use ...

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6 Ways Good Sex is Great for Your Health

6 Ways Good Sex is Great for Your Health

What if the secret to better health was simply having a better sex life? Research indicates that people who have an active, healthy sex life are in fact healthier human beings- and gender is not even a factor. According to ...

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Pfizer and Allergan Ditch Their $160-Billion Dollar Merger Deal

Pfizer and Allergan Ditch Their $160-Billion Dollar Merger Deal

Pfizer, the New York-based maker of FDA-approved Viagra, and Dublin-based Allergan, manufacturers of Botox, have just scrapped one of the largest pharmaceutical mergers ever to be proposed. Worth $160 billion, Pfizer Inc. and Allergan recently announced that they have terminated ...

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Is Addyi Priced Too High?

Is Addyi Priced Too High?

Investors in the pharmaceutical company that markets the first female prescription to treat low libido are claiming that the drug is being over-priced, according to a recent Bloomberg report. Sprout Pharmaceuticals, which was bought by industry giant Valeant Pharmaceuticals International ...

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