A new meta-analysis of over 3,000 studies finds that almost 400 medical practices are currently being used despite being ineffective. Source: New feed

In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures. Source: New feed

Doctors prescribe the two drugs guanfacine and Adderall for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which people more often call ADHD. These medications work in different ways and have different side effects. Learn about both here, how to take them, and which one may be more suitable. Source: New feed

Acid, or LSD, is a drug that can cause hallucinations and feelings of euphoria. In this article, learn how long these effects last and how long the drug stays in the human body. Source: New feed

Vegetarians and vegans do not eat meat and fish. While many vegetarians choose to consume eggs and dairy products, vegans do not consume these animal byproducts. Strict vegans also avoid other products that come from animals, such as honey, leather goods, wool, silk, and tallow. Learn more here. Source: New feed

Spacers are plastic tubes that attach to the end of an inhaler. In this article, we discuss their benefits, how to use and clean them, and tips for using inhalers. Source: New feed

Razor bumps can develop when a person shaves and the hair gets trapped beneath the skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of razor bumps and prevent future ones from forming. Source: New feed

Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedies. Learn more about using antibiotics for a tooth infection here. Source: New feed

A bullectomy is a type of surgery to remove enlarged air sacs called bullae from the lung. Learn more about the uses, procedure, and risks of a bullectomy here. Source: New feed

Many recent studies suggest that people who are ‘night owls’ may face higher health risks. But why is that, really? Our Spotlight feature investigates. Source: New feed

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