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Ask the doc: “Are UTIs preventable?”

A medical doctor explains how to treat and prevent urinary tract infections.
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Ask the doc: “Should I take meds for my mild but annoying headache?”

Our doctor explains how to take over-the-counter pain medications wisely.
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Ask the doc: “When should I be concerned about stomach pain?”

A doctor discusses common stomach problems and what to do about them.

Opioid epidemic: What it looks like, what it means, and what to do

Rate this article for a chance to winHave you heard talk of the “opioid epidemic?” Do you know what opioids are? In 2015, more Americans died from drug overdoses (over 52,000) than from traffic...
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Ask the doc: What’s the difference between ibuprofen and aspirin, and when should I...

 “What’s the difference between ibuprofen and aspirin, and when should I take which?”—Alyssa, San Bernardino, CaliforniaHere’s what I generally recommend to students: Keep ibuprofen (instead of aspirin) and acetaminophen (Paracetamol and Tylenol are common brands)...