Medicine can make our lives better in so many ways. They can help relieve pain, increase our lifespan, and ease the symptoms of colds and flus. Medicines come in all different forms, from new nanotechnology to liquid medications, to over the counter medicines and prescriptions given by doctors. Read about new medicines, how to administer them to the elderly and children, and what signs to look for in teen medicine abuse.
How to Organize Your Medications
Do you take lots of medications? These tips will help you remember which drugs to take and when to take them.
How to Manage Your Medicine at Work
Get tips on how to take medicines you need during your busy day at work.
How to Manage Your Medications While You Travel
Going on vacation? Get tips on how to manage your meds while traveling.
WebMD provides a list of allergy medications available in the U.S.
How to Make Smart Medication Choices
Find out how to talk to your doctor about choosing medicines that work best for your lifestyle and won't break your budget.
How to Deal With Side Effects of Medicine
Tips for keeping medication side effects from putting a damper on your life.
Pain Medication Addiction: Have You Crossed the Line?
Many people fear becoming addicted to pain medications. WebMD explains what addiction is, what it isn't, and how it can affect your pain treatment.
Can Medicine Boost Female Sex Drive?
Drugmakers are testing new drugs that may be able to boost female sex drive.
Non-Prescription Meds for Cold & Flu
When you’re sick, you don't want to go shopping for medicine. Find out how you can be prepared before you get sick.
Changes in How New Drugs Are Tested
Janet Woodcock, MD, discusses the FDA’s new plans for evaluating new drugs.
Trouble Swallowing Big Pills
Our expert offers tips to help swallow big pills.
Drugs vs. Supplements
What’s the difference between drug and supplement regulation?
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Keep Your Medicines Straight
Get tips on keeping tracking of when and how to take your medications.
Steroids: What Are They? How Do You Take Them? What Are The Side Effects?
They've gotten a bad rap over the years due to some athletes using them illegally, but steroids can help treat a variety of health conditions. Learn about the different types and what they do.
What’s on a Medicine Label?
Do you know what all the info on your over-the-counter meds means? Here’s a breakdown of the most important parts of a drug label.
Commonly Abused Drugs
This slideshow features pictures of commonly abused prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including depressants, pain relievers, and stimulants.