A Dose of Difference: Sorting Through the Research and the News on Aspirin

By: Dr. Paul Gurbel

A Dose of Difference: Sorting Through the Research and the News on Aspirin When you think of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, it would be hard not to think of aspirin: one of the most common, useful, safe, and effective OTC medicines in the world. But there has been a flurry of media coverage recently regarding aspirin, […]

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CHPA Educational Foundation Campaign Honored with Award from PRNEWS

CHPA Educational Foundation Campaign Honored with Award from PRNEWS KnowYourOTCs Social Media Campaign Wins 2019 Platinum PR Award in the “On A Shoestring Campaign” Category, and Honorable Mention in “Cause-Related Marketing”   Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2019) – The CHPA Educational Foundation and its digital brand KnowYourOTCs was honored twice by PRNEWS with a 2019 […]

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6 Ways to Help Your New College Student Stay Healthy This School Year

By: Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D.

6 Ways to Help Your New College Student Stay Healthy This School Year Of anything I know from my previous experiences as a school teacher, and now a pediatrician and mom to boys (still years away from college), the transition from high school to college is one steeped in emotion for all. That’s why I’m […]

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Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You

By: Dr. Richard L. Gelfand

Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You Each year, many of my patients look forward to the rituals of summer: long-awaited vacations, 4th of July barbecues, and outdoor activities with family. It’s also a time when many of my adult patients enjoy some of the season’s unique foods and drinks, which aren’t always the […]

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A Guide to Sun Safety

By: Dr. Henry W. Lim

A Guide to Sun Safety With the summer months approaching, you may be actively planning to spend time outdoors with family and friends. But before you head out into the sun, there are precautions to take to protect your skin. The most immediate danger of time in the sun is sunburn. However, exposure to the […]

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Dietary Supplements: Make Sure You Get the Benefits

Dietary Supplements: Make Sure You Get the Benefits Our bodies depend on a steady supply of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients for good health throughout our lives. Yet it can be challenging to get all the essential nutrients we need from food alone. While dietary supplements cannot take the place of a well-balanced diet, they […]

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Colds And Flu: Prevention And Treatment Tips

By: Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D.

Colds And Flu: Prevention And Treatment Tips I always like to start by saying, the flu shot is your best shot at preventing an influenza infection. While it’s best to get immunized early in the flu season, we often continue to recommend getting the flu vaccine well into May. Call you doctor’s office, go to […]

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