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Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds

Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor’s office or clinic, according to a new study. Many of those prescriptions disregarded medical guidelines, raising the risk they could cause side effects or contribute to the rise of antibiotic-resistant germs. “I understand… Read More »

12 Restaurant Foods with More Sugar Than a Candy Bar

Cheesecake Factory Barbeque Ranch Chicken Salad Alexander Prokopenko/Shutterstock “While salads may always seem like a healthy choice, this one racks up 59 grams of sugar,” says Julie Harrington, RD, a culinary dietitian in Morristown, New Jersey. “Added sugar sneaks in with the barbecue sauce. Typically, two tablespoons of barbecue sauce can add 16 grams of… Read More »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »