(NaturalNews) The FDA has announced that it will require new labels on both prescription and over-the-counter painkillers in the aspirin family, warning that even brief use of these drugs increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes, including among people with no heart disease... [...]
(NaturalNews) Common over-the-counter medications with anticholinergic effects, even ones as common as those designed to treat allergies, may seriously harm brain health. In fact, so severe are their consequences that they've been identified as playing a role in the development of... [...]
(NaturalNews) A new study clearly shows common over-the-counter medications widely used for asthma, allergies, and insomnia increase the risk for dementia. The study also found that the risk may not be reversible, even after several years off of these medications.The drugs studied... [...]
While anti-pharmaceutical sentiment seems to be growing online, nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug. Even among those who shun prescriptions or simply try to avoid them except when absolutely necessary, there are vestiges of trust in the world of over-the-counter medications. Though while some medicines do indeed work (with side effects), many of these meds are worthwhile.
In 2013, U.S. consumers spent $33 billion in over-the-counter medicines. These are the an [...]