medication

Comics!

'Birth Control,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara is feeling frisky after finishing her first week of birth control.
Tara Booth
11.13.18
Race and Health

The Need for Patient Advocacy When You're Black in the Doctor's Office

Doctors tells us the most effective ways to advocate for a friend or family member.
George M. Johnson
9.19.18
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18
mental health

How Can You Treat Someone Who Doesn't Think They're Mentally Ill?

Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
Carrie Arnold
8.7.18
depression

Parents Need to Do More For Teens With Depression

If you don't let your kid get treated for mental health issues, is that neglect?
Michael Shapiro
6.1.18
Broadly

I Need Medication to Treat My Mental Illness. Why Can't People Accept That?

At 27, a decade into taking medication for depression and anxiety, I'm used to strangers telling me that I should try yoga or do breathing exercises instead. But I'm certain my life would be far worse without meds.
Maria Yagoda
5.10.18
cognitive performances

When Should a Prescription Drug's Side Effects Count as a Disability?

“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”
Sarah Scoles
9.11.17
surprise

Big Pharma Policies on Sharing Research Are Super Shady

A new review published in the British Medical Journal found policies were really varied.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.27.17
Open Minds

Things Can Go Really Wrong When You Suddenly Go Off Your Meds

Talk to your doctor first—this one is worth coughing up that co-pay for.
Kastalia Medrano
5.22.17
Tonic

The High Price of Insulin Is Literally Killing People

Diabetics stretching their doses should be scared of the GOP’s health plan.
Micaela Marini Higgs
5.9.17
united states of addiction

Virtual Reality Could Help Break America's Opioid Addiction

Patients report their pain fell by as much as 75 percent when using the devices.
Jo Marchant
5.2.17
Open Minds

What Really Happens When You Drink While on Psych Meds?

When it comes to drugs, nothing is promised to you.
Kastalia Medrano
4.11.17
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