What You Need to Know About Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used drugs in the United States. It is used as a fever-reducer and as a pain reliever, and can be found in many common over-the-counter (OTC) products, including Tylenol, Alka-seltzer, Nyquil, and many cold and flu medicines. When used as directed, there is little danger. However, taking too much can have serious health consequences, and children in particular are at high risk.

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To Tamiflu or Not to Tamiflu?

The flu is hitting hard and you may have friends and family that are getting sick. Here is the information you need to know about current treatment options for the flu.

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Cold and Flu: Do Natural Health Products Work?

Cold and flu are two of the most common illnesses and there is no “cure” for either. While some claim that products such as vitamin C or garlic have helped prevent illness or shorten the duration of the disease, there is often little scientific evidence to back up those claims. And, even if these products are natural, they are not necessarily safe.

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