December 09, 2016

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  • Get Ready for Flu Season

    Get Ready for Flu Season

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. Characterized by high fever, body aches, headaches and coughing, the flu can be rough. Be prepared.

  • New Medication Safety
    Be Well

    New Medication Safety

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    If you have a choice between a prescription drug that has been used with good results for years and a new one that’s boldly advertised as the latest breakthrough, do you assume that newer is better?

  • Statins and Muscle Pain

    Statins and Muscle Pain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Deaths from coronary artery disease have plummeted in recent decades, and cholesterol-lowering statin drugs have played a major role. So why do many people fear statins and refuse to take them—or start and then stop taking them?