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.


'Smart Pill' May Enhance Thinking
Pop a pill to boost your brainpower — it’s been a theory for a while but may now be closer to reality.
Better Sleep, Less Knee Pain
For many older people, joints can get stiff and painful from osteoarthritis. This disease often settles in the knee. While it can be hard to sleep with an aching knee, poor sleep may be contributing to the pain.
Sleep Disorders May Go Undiagnosed in MS Patients
One of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) is fatigue. And new research suggests fatigue may be common among MS patients because they have undiagnosed sleep disorders.
Tips to Wake Up Beautiful
We can't always look like a million bucks first thing in the morning, but these tips can help you wake up on the right side of the bed. #IWokeUpLikeThis
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.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
6 Celebrities with Sleep Disorders
Sleep disorders can dramatically impact daily life. Here are some celebrities who have had issues with sleep disorders.
Sleep Apnea a Factor in Alzheimer’s?
More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. The condition is more common in the elderly, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. 
Linking Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's
Poor sleep is linked to a wide range of possible ailments. However, it also works the other way around. Poor sleep can also be a sign that illness is contributing to the bad sleep.
How Are Our Soldiers Sleeping?
Military service can be brutal on a person's body. But it may be even more brutal on a person's sleep. Insomnia, sleep apnea and too little sleep appear common among military personnel.