When Medicine Hurts More Than It Helps

Over-the-counter (OTC) medicine is meant to make you feel better. But sometimes, due to adverse effects or drug interactions, it may make your symptoms worse. According to the FDA, drug interactions must be carefully considered whenever self-treating symptoms. Drug-condition interactions occur whenever someone with a preexisting condition takes a medication

Make Sure Your Medicine Is Actually Working for You

Various over-the-counter (OTC) medicines offer different remedies for allergies, sinusitis, or the common cold. It is imperative for consumers to identify their symptoms and understand which ingredients can help them before choosing an OTC product. In the case of the common cold, allergies, or sinusitis, various ingredients will attack symptoms

How Can I Avoid Getting a Cold?

Cold season: the time of year when one cough can mean disaster for an entire office, classroom or household. University of Arizona scientists recently found that it takes only four hours for common work surfaces, such as coffeepot handles, to show traces of the infectious virus when an employee comes to work