Archives of Internal Medicine

Health effects of unemployment

CHICAGO (AP) – New research shows unemployment hurts more than your wallet; it may damage your heart. That’s according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers. The increased odds weren’t huge, […]

11/19/2012

Revisiting expired medications (audio)

What do you do with expired medications? A new laboratory analysis of eight prescription drugs that expired between 28 and 40 years ago has found that most have remained just as potent as they were […]

10/10/2012

Does acupuncture really work? (audio)

Many people with chronic pain swear by acupuncture, but skeptics of the ancient needle-based treatment have long claimed that it’s little more than an elaborate placebo. A new study published this week in the Archives […]

09/11/2012

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