Adolescent Substance Use and the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the past year, adolescents, families, educators, and health care providers have had to press forward through myriad challenges and stressors with flexibility and adaptability. With appropriate concern, we ask ourselves how children and youth are coping emotionally with the unprecedented changes of the past year. Adolescent substance use represents…

Treatment of Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia

Intermittent or middle-of-the-night (MOTN) insomnia afflicts 10-40% of adults in the US population. It is characterized by nocturnal awakenings with difficulty in returning to sleep afterwards. Patients report a variety of causes for these awakenings, but objectively, 90% of clinically significant awakenings are preceded by an episode of altered breathing…

Milk Thistle Health Benefits

Milk thistle is a wild, commonly found plant with wide range of possible health benefits. This plant derives its name from its large white veins and big prickly leaves. Milk thistle can be consumed via oral capsules, tablets, or in powdered or liquid form. Recent research has indicated unique properties…

APO-Alendronate

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-ALENDRONATE ONCE WEEKLY Alendronate sodium Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about alendronate. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking…