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Opioid Rxs Decreasing, But Not for All Doctors

WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 — Doctors may be pulling out their prescription pads less often for opioid medications, but not everyone’s on the same page yet. New research found that initial prescriptions for the addictive painkillers have dropped by around 50 percent. “The good news is that we’re making progress curtailing prescription opioids, but we… Read More »

The Best Colonoscopy Prep Tips, According to Doctors

Conditions New guidelines recommend a colonoscopy at age 45—down from 50. Most say the prep drink is worse than the actual procedure. Here’s how to make drinking it more tolerable. What is your bowel baseline? aradaphotography /Shutterstock Everyone will tolerate colonoscopy prep differently. It depends on how your bowels are functioning before the prep. “For… Read More »