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Medications are drugs manufactured to help people deal with a range of health issues. Some medications are psychoactive (mind altering) while others are not. We use medications to relieve symptoms of medical conditions, to combat both short-term and chronic illness, and to manage our daily lives. While medications may be beneficial, they can also be harmful.


Using a medication to treat pain can be helpful. But over time, we may become tolerant to the drug…

Health is a state of total well-being—physical, mental and social—helping us both survive and…

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