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Sep. 12, 2014

The Science of ‘Sameness’: Developing Generic Medications

As of 2010, generic drugs comprise almost 80 percent of the American pharmaceutical market, compared to 10 percent in 1960.

sameness, generic medications, generics, Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine, jeremy a. greene

Jul. 20, 2012

Sniffing Out the Science Behind Sports Doping

The cat and mouse game between drug-taking athletes and scientists trying to catch them.

olympics, olympic games, london 2012, athletics, athletes, sports, doping, performance enhancing drugs, sports medicine, drug testing, hormones

Nov. 08, 2013

Navigating Dietary Supplement Regulations

Dietary supplements don’t fall under the conventional food or drug FDA regulations.

dietary supplements, vitamins, herbal supplements, fda, drugs, echinacea, alternative medicine

Jan. 10, 2014

Migraine Study Reveals the Power of Placebo

Patients’ expectations can play a role in the effectiveness of medications and placebos.

Ted Kaptchuk, migraine headaches, placebo, drug, migraines, headaches

Dec. 13, 2013

This Doc's Miracle Drug? Exercise

Doctor Jordan Metzl says specific cardio and strength training regimens can treat a variety of ills.

jordan metzl, exercize, disease, ailments

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