Are Clinical Trials Right for Me?

In 1938, the U.S. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act set the standards for clinical trials and how medications and treatments are evaluated and released to the public. Clinical trials have continued to grow and offer new opportunities for medical advancement. Even over-the-counter medicines, like ibuprofen, exist today because of clinical trials! However, we would be …

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Everything You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

It is estimated that 5.5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s-related dementia. A new person is diagnosed every 66 seconds. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but knowing your family history and the signs, can put you on the path to early intervention. Defining Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. Scientists …

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September Is Pain Awareness Month: Living with Pain Is No Joke

Arthritis, migraine headaches, celiac disease…all of these conditions have one thing in common – PAIN! Living with pain is no joke. It can be debilitating and affect everyday life. The month of September has been declared Pain Awareness Month in an effort to raise public awareness about pain and pain management. The American Chronic Pain …

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Common Myths Related to Clinical Trials

Clinical trials play a crucial role in advancing medical research. Many people are often hesitant to consider participating in a clinical research trial because they don’t fully understand the process, or they’ve heard some misleading things. Let’s discuss some of the many common myths surrounding clinical trial participation. Myth 1: Clinical trial participants are just …

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