Rhona Finkel

+Rhona Finkel is a health and science writer, covering such topics as mood disorders, technology and health, the plight of the mentally ill, psychiatric medications, and updates and retractions in scientific literature. Also a consultant in social media publicity, she is an author on Candida Abrahamson’s blog at http://candidaabrahamson.wordpress.com.
December 1, 2012

Formulary, Preferred, and Non-Preferred Drugs

For the benefit of your economic waistline, it pays to keep abreast of your insurance company's formulary, and to work with your doctor to see if she can prescribe drugs that are in the preferred category.

November 26, 2012

Real Medical Uses For Illegal Drugs

Under proper supervision, making use of illegal drugs to work to further your health can yield greater results that you would ever have suspected.

November 15, 2012

13 Crucial Nutritional Supplements for Men

There are a number of nutritional supplements that could greatly benefit many men, particularly those of the pizza-mayonnaise approach to eating. Let's take a look at the most healthful supplements men should consider taking.

November 14, 2012

Drug Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Drug allergies are a group of symptoms caused by an allergic reaction to a medication. Not every adverse reaction to a drug, however, is a drug allergy.

November 10, 2012

The World of Generic Drugs

A look at how generic drugs are made, their differences, safety and effectiveness, and the road blocks they may face during the approval process.

November 6, 2012

15 Peculiar Ways of Administering Medications

There are more ways of administering medicine than skinning a cat, some of them highly irregular--and not all of them completely pleasant. Here are 15 ways of administering medications, some very peculiar indeed.

November 1, 2012

Drugs In The Pipeline For 2013 And Beyond

What's 'in the pipeline' helps establish a drug company's investment potential, so it's important that there's a lot cooking in there--and that there's good press about what's coming through, as well.

October 29, 2012

11 Crucial Nutritional Supplements for Women

The following vitamins and minerals are crucial for women's healthy functioning and should make up any strong supplement regime.

October 26, 2012

Tell Me The Truth: Do Truth Serums Work?

Humans have always sought a magical potion or serum that would make others tell crucial truths, and the need for it has seemed more urgent as crimes become more devastating and destructive.

October 21, 2012

Why Is There Cotton In My Medicine Bottle?

If you've ever wondered why there's cotton in your medicine bottles, close observation might guide you to the answer.

October 18, 2012

Ordering Prescriptions Drugs Online From Canada

It is estimated that Americans purchase more than $1 billion in medications a year from Canadian pharmacies. And while it seems like 'everybody's doing it,' importing these drugs still remains illegal.

October 18, 2012

Why Drugs Are Cheaper In Canada Than In The US

There are a number of reasons why many of the same brand name prescription drugs sold in Canada are often significantly less expensive than those found in the United States. The reasons range from price-capping to encouraging price competition to standard of living to advertising and to American litigiousness.

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