Health News

At The Medicine Shoppe® Pharmacies, we are dedicated to providing products and services to care for your family’s wellness. One of those services is health news you can trust. Use the filters to focus on the information that is important to you, then bookmark this page to make it a regular stop anytime you’re online.


Anti-Anxiety Meds Tied to Doubled Death Risk
Prescription medications were designed to help prevent illness and death, not cause it. But new research suggests some common medications could increase the risk of an early death.
Too Little Sleep Linked to Diabetes and Obesity
Sometimes, we take sleep for granted. But getting a good night’s sleep can be key to maintaining a healthy metabolism and preventing diabetes and obesity.
Too Much TV, Too Little Sleep
It may be tempting to park a child in front of the TV for a couple hours a day. But that peace and quiet may backfire if the child sleeps less at night.
One Quarter of Middle-Aged Women Unhappy with Sleep Quality
Previous studies have found that middle-aged women have more sleep issues than middle-aged men. However, it's not clear why this is.
Got MS? Watch for These Symptoms
People with multiple sclerosis already may feel tired during the day or have difficulty sleeping. But an undiagnosed sleep problem could make matters worse.
A Good Night's Sleep to Fend Off Pain
Persistent pain that affects multiple parts of the body can be common among older adults. And for some, sleep habits may play a role in this widespread pain.
Sleep Apnea Symptoms May Predict Heart Disease
Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Certain symptoms of this condition may help predict heart disease.
Poor Sleep Quality And Mental Health Are Predictors of Insomnia
Many people have insomnia symptoms from time to time, but who's at risk for persistent insomnia? That's a question researchers recently set out to answer.
Sleeping With Rheumatoid Arthritis
It’s hard to sleep restfully when you’re in pain. Researchers recently analyzed the quality of sleep in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Sticking to Sleep Schedule Could Help Keep off Fat
Both diet and exercise are key to maintaining a healthy weight, but your sleep schedule may be important as well.