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Constipation: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Overview Chronic constipation is infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools that persists for several weeks or longer. Constipation is generally described as having fewer than three bowel movements a week. Though occasional constipation is very common, some people experience chronic constipation that can interfere with their ability to go about their daily tasks. […]

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Pregnancy Acne: What's the Best Treatment?

What's the best way to treat pregnancy acne? Answers from Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D. Pregnancy acne can be treated with self-care and medication. Pregnancy acne isn't a special form of acne. Some women simply seem to have trouble with acne during pregnancy. The likely culprit is an overproduction of oil (sebum)—which happens when certain hormones […]

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How To Save Money On Prescription Drugs

Most drug companies have what are called patient assistance programs for their medications. In some cases, these programs are need-based, but not always. Sometimes you just need to know to ask. You can check what’s available here based on drug name. Or, see if the drug manufacturer’s website has details. Copayment coupons are another option […]