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  • Drugs That Are Most Likely to Land Patients in the Emergency Room [hide all summaries]
    (June 2017)
    Many adverse drug reactions are severe enough to cause serious injury, hospitalization and even death. Find out which outpatient medications are most likely to cause adverse events that necessitate a visit to the emergency room.
  • Beta Blockers Not for Most Hypertension Patients [hide all summaries]
    (February 2017)
    Beta blockers have long been a mainstay of hypertension drug treatment. While these drugs remain useful for some patients, we now no longer recommend them as the starting treatment for hypertension except in special circumstances. Read this article to find out why our views on beta blockers have changed.
  • Starting Beta Blockers Before Noncardiac Surgery May Be Harmful [hide all summaries]
    (August 2016)
    Beta blockers, which are widely used and effective in treating high blood pressure, heart disease and heart failure, are often started in patients prior to surgery in an effort to prevent cardiovascular complications. Learn why starting beta blockers immediately before undergoing surgery may be dangerous.
  • Drug-Induced Hair Loss [hide all summaries]
    (July 2016)
    For most people with hair loss, the condition usually is age-related or due to the genes they inherited from their parents. But for some patients, the cause of the problem can be found in the medicine cabinet. Learn about some commonly used medications that can cause hair loss.
  • New Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Guidelines Released [hide all summaries]
    (August 2014)
    Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common heart rhythm disorders, afflicting more than 2.7 million Americans. Learn about the most recent guidelines for treating this disorder, issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, and about Public Citizen’s Health Research Group’s assessment of those guidelines.
  • Preventing Heat-Induced Death and Illness [hide all summaries]
    (June 2012)
    This article lists practical steps to take to avoid death, hospitalization or other medical problems caused by heat stress. It also contains a list of 123 drugs that can impair your response to heat.

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